Elizabeth Allen writes in Sydney and works as a bookseller at Gleebooks. Her poetry and short fiction has appeared in many major literary journals and anthologies. She is the author of a poetry chapbook, Forgetful Hands (Vagabond Press, 2005), and two full-length collections, Body Language (Vagabond Press, 2012), which won the Anne Elder Award, and Present (Vagabond Press, 2017). She is one of the judges of the Noel Rowe Poetry Award and carried out a writing residency at the Arteles Creative Center in Finland during 2016.


Elizabeth Allen, Before Tomorrow