Official Press Kit for Elizabeth M. Castillo

The author biography and photos below are for promotional use for poetry readings and events.

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Author biographies

English

Short bio:

Elizabeth M Castillo is a British-Mauritian poet, writer & indie-press promoter, and a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. She lives in Paris with her family and two cats, where she writes different things, in different languages, under different pen names. Her writing has been published internationally, and her bilingual, debut “Cajoncito” is on sale now. Her chapbook "Not Quite an Ocean" is out with Nine Pens Press in December 2o22. 

 

Longer bio:

Elizabeth M Castillo is a British-Mauritian poet, writer, and a two-time Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee. She lives in Paris with her family and two cats, where she writes a variety of different things, in a variety of different languages, and under a variety of pen names. In her writing Elizabeth explores the different countries and cultures she grew up with, as well as themes of race & ethnicity, motherhood, womanhood, language, love, loss and grief, and a touch of magical realism. Her writing has been featured in publications and anthologies in the UK, US, Australia, Mexico and the Middle East. Her bilingual, debut collection “Cajoncito: Poems on Love, Loss, y Otras Locuras” is for sale on Amazon, and her debut chapbook "Not Quite an Ocean" will be published by Nine Pens Press in 2022/2023. You can connect with her on Twitter and IG as @EMCWritesPoetry, or on her website www.elizabethmcastillo.net

 

Español

Elizabeth M Castillo es una poeta, escritora, británica-mauriciana y dos veces nominada al Premio Pushcart y Best of the Net. Vive en París con su familia y dos gatos, donde escribe una variedad de cosas diferentes, en una variedad de idiomas diferentes y bajo una variedad de seudónimos. En su escritura, Elizabeth explora los diferentes países y culturas con los que creció, así como temas de raza y etnia, maternidad, feminidad, idioma, amor, pérdida y dolor, y un toque de realismo mágico. Sus escritos han aparecido en publicaciones y antologías en el Reino Unido, EE. UU., Australia, México y Medio Oriente. Su colección debut bilingüe “Cajoncito: Poems on Love, Loss, y Otras Locuras” está a la venta en Amazon, y su libro de capítulos debut “Not Quite an Ocean” será publicado por Nine Pens Press en 2022/2023. Puede conectarse con ella en Twitter e IG como @EMCWritesPoetry, o en su sitio web www.elizabethmcastillo.net.