About The Poet
Elizabeth McGeown is a Pushcart Prize-nominated writer and performer from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is the 2022 UK Slam Champion, a three-time All-Ulster (Northern Irish) Slam Champion and has twice been longlisted for Best Spoken Word Performer in the Saboteur Awards. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Banshee, Abridged and Under the Radar and she is currently studying an MA in Creative Writing (part-time) at the University of Birmingham. She was funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and University of Atypical to write her first full-length spoken word show and debut poetry collection Cockroach.