Most Narratives Begin With A Short Story

A recipient of a 1998 New York Foundation of the Arts Fiction Fellowship, Elizabeth England’s stories have appeared in the Nebraska Review, North Atlantic Review, Berkshire Review and the Connecticut Review.  She won Ohio State University’s The Journal’s 2007 short story contest as well as Inkwell Magazine’s 2001 short fiction competition where the winning story was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. An excerpt from a longer piece appeared in the 2011 issue of FictionNow.  Her story “First Girl” was reprinted in the Writers Studio 30 Anthology, published by Epiphany Editions in Spring 2017. Elizabeth’s story “Bruised People” was shortlisted for New Rivers Press’ American Fiction Short Story Award and will be published in their New and Emerging Writers Anthology due out October 2017. Most recently, Elizabeth was a William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition Finalist. A content strategist as well as a college consultant and essay coach, Elizabeth teaches spinning on the weekends, lives with her husband and two college-age children in New York City and spends any free moment honing her craft.

Read other selected samples of her work below:

The Writers Studio at 30
“First Girl”

Read >>

CT Review cover sm

CT Review
“Settling Matters”

Read >>

Global City Review cover sm

Global City Review
“Chicken”

Read >>

Inkwell cover sm

Inkwell
“Even Familiar Things Seem Strange”

Read >>

Nebraska Review cover sm

The Nebraska Review
“The Matter With the Dog”

Read >>

North Atlantic Review cover sm

North Atlantic Review
“The Sick Girl”

Read >>

Promethean cover sm

Promethean
“The Activity of Waiting”

Read >>

Berkshire Review cover sm

The Berkshire Review
“Milk”

Read >>