Details of talks given by Elizabeth Hopkinson
Elizabeth Hopkinson is a fantasy fiction writer with a deep interest in history and fairy tale. She is the author of the Asexual Fairy Tales trilogy of books - which sells in queer bookshops up and down the UK - and creator of the Asexual Fairy Tales podcast.
Elizabeth is a member of Out on the Page (a group of emerging LGBTQIA+ writers). She was a guest on Stonewall’s first asexual/aromantic panel in 2020 and has appeared at the LGBT+ Literature Festival.
She has also spoken at Centre for Folklore, Myth & Magic, Ilkley Literature Festival Fringe, and has given a number of short courses at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School.
Elizabeth studied English Language and Literature at the University of Leeds, graduating in 1995. She has had around 100 short stories published, and won a number of prizes, including the James White Award 2005, and a runner-up prize in the Jane Austen Short Story Award, which won her story "The Delaford Ladies' Detective Agency" publication in the acclaimed Dancing with Mr Darcy, edited by Sarah Waters.