Elizabeth Drewry is a Shakespeare enthusiast, a rock and roll addict, and a half-hearted cook except for her specialty, peach pies. She enjoys cross-country travel with her husband, especially visiting the National Parks. She’s a charter member of the Blues Foundation headquartered in her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. She had a long newspaper career in New York and California. She lives in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where she observes bears and bobcats and writes poetry.
Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such publications as Yemassee, Broad River Review, Kakalak, Naugatuck River Review, Tiferet, Vinyl Poetry, and Arkansas Review. She was a finalist for the 2012 Joy Harjo Poetry prize and the 2013 Ron Rash Poetry Award, and runner-up for the 2013 Pocataligo Poetry Contest. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Three of her poems may be found at http://www.yourdailypoem.com, in archives searchable by author. Three poems may be found at http://vinylpoetry.com, in the archives,