Ayelet McKenzie has lived in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, for 32 years and began writing poetry there. She says:
'I write poetry for (in the words of Brené Brown), “Creativity is the way I share my soul with the world,” and poetry is my medium. I have always written. It used to be short stories. Now I enjoy writing mostly poetry.'
Ayelet's writing has been published in:
The London Magazine; Stand; Equinox; Obsessed With Pipework; The New Writer;
Poetry International Nottingham; Other Poetry; Assent; Pennine Platform; Understanding Magazine; The Frogmore Papers; Weyfarers; Quantum Leap; Orbis; Dream Catcher; Paragrammers; Sarasvati; and Reach Poetry
Pamphlets by Ayelet McKenzie:
Waiting for an Angel (Selkirk Lapwing Press, 2007) Small Bear (Caterpillar Press, 2017)
The Patient is Disappointing (Tidefall Press, 1999); Courting the Asylum (Survivors Press, 2009) .