Elizabeth Humphreys Penrose

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Elizabeth Humphreys Penrose
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Born (1960-12-30) December 30, 1960 (age 57)
Wilmington, Delaware, US
Pen name EHP
Occupation Writer
Nationality United States
Genre Poetry, Science fiction

Elizabeth Humphreys Penrose (born December 30, 1960) is an American writer of poetry in the science fiction genre. She is a long-standing member of one of Pittsburgh's oldest Science-Fiction and Fantasy Writer's Workshops, Carnegie-Mellon University-based Pittsburgh Worldwrights,[1] which was founded by Mary Soon Lee[2] and includes Pittsburgh science fiction writers Barton Paul Levenson and Kenneth Chiacchia among its members, see Pittsburgh#Writing. Penrose was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor's in English and Master's in English Literature.[3]

Biography[edit]

Penrose was born in Wilmington, Delaware in 1960 but was brought to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the age of 2 and has lived there ever since.[4] Elizabeth Penrose is building a list of publications, including her poems in Star*Line, Wicked Hollow and Pedestal Magazine. She teaches a class in poetry reading and writing at a social service agency connected with University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers. She views herself as a Christian Socialist, Feminist, Pacifist.[5]

Bibliography[edit]

Poems[edit]

  • "Silence", Voices From the Attic, Anthology, Carlow University Press, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011
  • "Never", Voices From the Attic, Anthology, Carlow University Press, Pittsburgh PA, 2011
  • "A Wrong Turn", Asimov's Science Fiction, August 2010[6]
  • "The Land of the Golden Purse", Beyond Centauri, June 2010[7]
  • "Hives" Abyss & Apex Issue 27[8]
  • "To D.M. Pinkwater" Mindflights, 2008 (Out of print) mindflights.com
  • "Seeing The Dragon" Mindflights, 2008 (Out of print) mindflights.com
  • "A Pacifist in Wartime" The Pedestal Magazine THE POLITICAL ANTHOLOGY 2004[9]
  • "An Explanation," Wicked Hollow #December 7, 2003[10]
  • "The Prince Who Killed A Dragon" EOTU Ezine Volume 4, Issue 2 ISSN 1530-7336 April 2003[11]
  • "A Girl's Game" Star*Line Issue 25.3, May/June 2002

Contest wins and accolades[edit]

  • "Scientific Experiment 1927" Judge's Picks W. Gregory Stewart's choices 2008 Science Fiction Poetry Association Contest Winners[12]
  • "Spring Morning" Nippon 2007 Haiku Contest[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pittsburgh Worldwrights". Cs.cmu.edu. May 27, 2005. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mary Soon Lee's Home Page". Cs.cmu.edu. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Arisia 2011 |". 2011.arisia.org. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  4. ^ Cited herein
  5. ^ "Arisia 2011 |". 2011.arisia.org. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  6. ^ "eBooks – Asimov's Science Fiction, August 2010 by Dell Magazine Authors". eReader.com. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  7. ^ Sam's Dot Publishing (Quarterly – Edited by Tyree Campbell)
  8. ^ "Abyss & Apex : Third Quarter 2008: Hives". Abyssandapex.com. Archived from the original on July 26, 2010. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  9. ^ "> Archives > THE POLITICAL ANTHOLOGY > Poetry >Elizabeth Penrose – A Pacifist in Wartime". The Pedestal Magazine. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Wicked Hollow Magazine: Issue #7". Blindside.net. December 7, 2003. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  11. ^ Larry. "EOTU Ezine, Table of Contents, February 2003". Clamcity.com. Archived from the original on June 23, 2010. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  12. ^ "2008 SFPA Poetry Contest". Sfpoetry.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2010. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  13. ^ "johnhertz.sciencefictionleague.org/jh-2006-contest.htm". 

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