Elizabeth McGeown

Elizabeth McGeown is a Pushcart-nominated poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She has work published or forthcoming in journals including Banshee, Poetry Wales and Under the Radar. She is the current UK Slam Champion, the highest-ranking woman in the Paris 2022 World Cup of Slam finals, was longlisted in the Saboteur Awards 2022 for ‘Best Spoken Word Performer’ and represented Northern Ireland in the Hammer & Tongue UK Slam Championships 2021. Her first poetry collection 'Cockroach' was published by Verve Poetry Press in summer 2022 and, along with the accompanying stage show of the same name, was written with funding help from Arts Council Northern Ireland.

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