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Contributor to: "Intercapillary Space", Constellation: Alice Notley, Oct. 2008. Critical papers from a study day on Alice's work, held at Birbeck (London) on 10 May, plus further contributions. Curated by Carol Watts and Edmund Hardy.

(3 poems in) The Reality Street Book of Sonnets, ed. Jeff Hilson. (2008.) 15. This is a brilliantly-selected book, something absorbing or delightful on every page. It will change taste!

Divers is an anthology produced by The Poetry Workshop (of which I am a member) to mark 25 years of the group's existence. (2008.) 11.99. The selections from 13 poets show how a valued community of practice does not necessarily ensure aesthetic conformity.

'Slurs' appear in Painted, spoken, no. 16 (2008)
Available online at -- this issue with MP3 of all contributors reading their work.

'The Animation Shop': poem as sleeve note for Reality Fandango (2007), a new CD of free-improvised music by Adam Bohman and Roger Smith, on Emanem.

'"Eye-spy": Geraldine Monk and the visible', in Scott Thurston, ed., The Salt Companion to Geraldine Monk (Salt, 2007), pp. 119-151.

Angel Exhaust magazine, 19 (2007)
Five poems
Magazine obtainable for 7 from the editor, Andrew Duncan: contact me for his address (and for corrected version of my poems). The website doesn't seem to be functional.

my book cover drawing: Merlin James Base to Carry
sequences 2001-2003, with a cover drawing by Merlin James
Barque Press, 2004

With Peter Manson: 'Two Renga',
in RENGA+ (Reality Street Editions, April 2002).

With Frances Presley: Neither the One Nor the Other (Form Books, 1999)

earlier solo publications:
Recognition (Writers Forum, 1999)
two poems (Form Books, 1998)
World of Interiors (Vennel Press, 1998)
1 : 50 000 -- 16 Short Poems (Vennel Press, 1992)


Poems in Electronic Poetry Review, #6, September 2003
Poem in Masthead, issue no. 5, Spring 2002
Contributed text to Ted Warnell's Super Human Genome Project, (2001)

for the web

brg (1997)
the albatross at hastings (2001)
with mIEKAL aND aubade (1999)
with Ian D. Smith between 2 moons (2001)

first steps in Flash: noeud (2001)
confetti (2001)

slow blog

Oceanographer of O

audio with Jane Draycott

Interview and selected work can be heard on Martin Spinelli's Radio Radio
programme 14

frame publications

No longer listed at LOLLIPOP
To the Ut, by David Rees (2000)
Isotopes, by Daniel Zimmerman (2001)


Creative Writing; Poetry; Collaborative Writing.
Reading University Department of Continuing Education, 1994-2001

study / research

Conference papers given at: The Culture of the Publisher's Series, London, 2007; Material Cultures and the Creation of Knowledge, Edinburgh, 2005.
Postgraduate study: History of the Book MA
University of London, 2000-2003


Archive of the Now
Conference: epoetry
(attended in Buffalo, 2001 and London, 2005)
The Poetry Workshop
british and irish poets email discussion list
(co-listowner, 2000-2002)
trAce Online Writing Community changed my life in 1999 and later I did some courses at their Online Writing School
Thanks to Sue Thomas, and thanks to those who have archived the old trAce

Elizabeth James

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