Elizabeth Rees

Elizabeth Rees is the author of the poetry collection Every Root a Branch (Codhill Press, 2014) and three chapbooks: Tilting Gravity (Codhill Press, 2010); Now That We’re Here (Spire Press, 2008); and Balancing China (Sow’s Ear Press, 1999).

Rees has taught creative writing and literature at Macalester College, Boston College, Boston University, the U.S. Naval Academy, and Johns Hopkins University. She has also served as a consulting writer and editor to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Museums’ Traveling Exhibitions, and PBS. She currently works as a poet-in-the-schools for the Maryland State Arts Council and conducts poetry workshops for adults at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland.