Elizabeth-Jane Burnett is a poet and academic with a focus on innovative poetics. She holds a BA in English from Oxford, an MA and PhD in Contemporary Poetics from Royal Holloway, University of London, and studied performance at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York and Naropa. Her work has been anthologised in Dear World and Everyone In It: New Poetry in the UK (Bloodaxe, 2013) and Out of Everywhere 2: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America and the UK (Reality Street, 2015). Her debut poetry collection Swims was published to great acclaim by Penned in the Margins in 2017 and her next collection Of Sea is coming in May 2021. Her nonfiction exploration of memory and natural history, TheGrassling, was published in 2019 by Allen Lane. She curates ecopoetics exhibitions and is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Newman University in Birmingham.