Elizabeth Allen

Elizabeth Allen’s poetry has appeared in many major literary journals as well as in the Best Australian Poems 2012 and 2014. She is the author of a chapbook, Forgetful Hands (Vagabond Press, 2005), and a full-length collection, Body Language (Vagabond Press, 2012), which won the Anne Elder Award. She lives in Sydney where she currently works as the events manager at Gleebooks. She was one of the judges of the inaugural Noel Rowe Poetry Award and will be carrying out a writing residency at the Arteles Creative Centre in Finland during 2016.


The oranges I buy from the grocery store are okay if a bit over-priced. Their skin is unblemished. They taste like an orange, have an orange’s large roundness. If someone asked you to think of a fruit that is orange, …

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