Liz Bahs

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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation Writer, Teacher, Human Being
Location United Kingdom
Introduction I'm a poet and lecturer with a PhD in Creative Writing. I teach poetry, prose and dramatic writing at The Open University. I spend my free time writing, walking and investigating nature, learning French (slowly), reading and watching films.
Interests Poetry, film, wild flowers, narrative, multimedia, Mah Jong, outdoor life, crochet, botany, French, science fiction, series, sequences.
Favorite Movies Silver Linings Playbook, Moulin Rouge, The Reader, Stranger Than Fiction, The Burbs, Mary Poppins, Shakespeare in Love, Shall We Dance, The King's Speech, The Hunger Games, Life in a Day, The Help, Star Trek.
Favorite Books The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox, Stephen King's The Dark Tower series, Lucy Maud Montgomery's novels and short stories, everything by D H Lawrence, Barbara Kingsolver, Ann Patchett, and Beth Miller. Poets: Sharon Olds, Anne Michaels, Jo Shapcott, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Audre Lorde, Seamus Heaney, Amanda Dalton, Jackie Kay, Billy Collins...and the list continues...

You're trapped in a well with a goat and a slinky. Describe how you will escape.

I will bend the slinky into the shape of a ladder then get the goat to climb out and go for help.