Elizabeth Trew returned to South Africa in 1991 after decades away. She has worked in the field of adult education in England and Johannesburg. She currently edits students’ dissertations and helps at a girls’ shelter in Cape Town.
She has poems published in Botsotso, Carapace, EAR, Litnet, Fidelities, New Contrast, Scrutiny2 and Stanzas. She performed at the Jozi Spoken Word Fest. A selection of her poetry is in ISISx (Botsotso,2005) and in Prodigal Daughters: stories of South African women in exile, edited by Lauretta Ngcobo (2012).
She loves mountain hiking, dance and yoga.