Welcome to the website for poet, Eleanor Rees

Eleanor is the author of two collections of poetry 'Andraste's Hair' (Salt, 2007) and 'Eliza and the Bear' (Salt, 2009) Both are currently available in paperback.

Storm and Golden Sky

Born of a Liverpool taste for variety and drama, ‘Storm and Golden Sky’ offers literary high style from across the poetic landscape; experimental, lyric, performance and all that is in-between, and brings them, two at a time, hand by hand, into the city bounds for a reading series which revels...

Writing on Water

Eleanor is very pleased to be working on a new collaborative poem with the artist and writer, Justin Coombes, for an afternoon event ‘Writing on Water’ in Oxford, May 11th 2014 at the Fordham Gallery, a 60ft x 12ft canal barge, travelling art gallery and residency for national and international artists...

Writing Cafe, 2014

Next session  Tues April 8th, 7-9 pm  Tues 8th Thurs 17th Then tuesday thereafter Eleanor will be hosting a Writing Cafe at  Cafe 81 Renshaw Street. The session is for all writers and will be primarily practice-based with Eleanor leading a range of creative writing games and exercises to stimulate your...

The Magic and Metamorphosis of Metaphor

http://www.poetryschool.com/courses-workshops/online/the-magic-and-metamorphosis-of-metaphor.php A new online poetry course with Eleanor running in the New Year. xx

Eliza and the Bear now in paperback

‘Eliza and the Bear’, the book which became a performance, became a band, http://elizaandthebear.com, became well we’ll see… is now available in paperback! http://www.saltpublishing.com/shop/proddetail.php?prod=9781844717859 and at other sites across the internet. xx