‘I always had this gift of being able to read well aloud, and one of the things I really enjoy is the oportunity to do open mic… it’s usually worth it.’
Elizabeth Hare was born in the South of England but has been living in Lancashire since 1980. She has done drama, teaching Creative Writing for the Open University, performing poetry… and even Sci-Fi books for children, the project she’s currently working on.
Elizabeth is a passionate person who encourages any aspiring writer to get out and share their work. She’s part of the Brewery Poets in Kendal and the writers’ group from Lancaster. ‘Even if you don’t write too much, you have preassure on you to do something for the group… you preassure yourself.’ Her webpage is always full of useful tips and interesting information about literature.
What can you find in this interview?
-Studying and teaching drama.
-Teaching CW for the Open University.
-Performing poetry and doing literary readings.
Poems read in this interview:
–Visiting The British Museum
–You Can Do Shakespeare with These Kids
Do you want to know more about Elizabeth Hare?
-Check out her webpage.
-Check out her publications.
Many thanks to our meticulous editor, Terry Garanhel and to the founder and sponsor of the programme, Yvonne Battle-Felton. And, of course, to Elizabeth Hare, who has share with us all her expertise and valuable tips! We are looking to read your sci-fi novel soon!