Elizabet Stevens is an actor, writer and lecturer. She worked for several years as a journalist at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and as a correspondent for several newspapers including The Globe and Mail. She returned to university to complete an M.A. in English (Creative Writing) from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, N.B.; her thesis “The Fifth of Five” is a creative non-fiction novel.
She has taught writing in workshops, and several universities in the Maritimes, including UNB Fredericton English Department, was a substitute teacher in the public school system, taught the New Brunswick English curriculum at Beijing Concord College of Sino Canada, China, and various university courses at Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Elizabet has taken part in poetry readings in Halifax, N.S.; Saint John, Sussex, Fredericton, St. Andrews, N.B.; Effat University, Jeddah, KSA, and Calais, Maine.
Her work has been published in the following literary journals and magazines:
Antigonish Review; The Dalhousie Review; The Nashwaak Review; The Fiddlehead; and two Ontario Poetry Society Open Heart Anthologies. Window Fishing: the night we caught Beatlemania, Montreal International Poetry Prize Global Anthology (2013), Good Times magazine, and in the “N.B. Reader,” literary supplement to the Saint John Telegraph Journal.
Several have won prizes/honourable mention at the Maine State Writers Conference, Sackville Library (N.S.) Poetry Slam, The Ontario Poetry Society’s Open Heart Competition, and Montreal International Poetry Competition.
Her children’s book, Pamela Pollock’s Perilous Adventure and how she found the Bluenose, was published by Glen Margaret Publishing, June, 2015.
Elizabet lives where she was born in Charlotte County, New Brunswick, not far from the U.S. Maine Border.