Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett is a poet, critic and curator. Poetry includes: Her Body: The City, Exotic Birds and oh-zones and has been anthologised in Dear World And Everyone In It: New Poetry in the UK (Bloodaxe) and Out of Everywhere 2: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America & the UK (Reality Street). She has curated exhibitions with the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW) and is collaborating on a film on John Clare. A collection on wild swimming and monograph on the gift are forthcoming. She is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Newman University, Birmingham.

from ‘swims’

swims is a long poem documenting wild swims across the UK. swims starts and end in Devon, my home county, moving through Somerset, Surrey, the Lake District, London, Wales and…