Elizabeth Brewster Thomas

Elizabeth Brewster Thomas’s poems have appeared in Poet Lore, The Paris Review (two of which were chosen for Choice Magazine Listening), Nimrod, Fugue, Southern Poetry Review, Many Mountains Moving, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, The Sunflower Anthology, and other publications. She received two Academy of American Poets Prizes while earning her Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Rhetoric from the University of Missouri. Other awards received include an International Merit Award for Poetry from the Atlantic Review, third place in The World Monuments Fund Haiku Contest, and finalist placing in the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, Fugue Poetry Prize, and the New Millennium Writing Award for Poetry. She lives with her husband and daughter in Columbia, Missouri.