Elizabeth Arnold (born 1958) is an American poet.
She graduated from University of Chicago, with a PhD. She teaches at the University of Maryland.
Her work has appeared in Poetry, Slate, TriQuarterly, Conjunctions, Antioch Review, Chicago Review, Sagetrieb, Literary Imagination, Gulf Coast, The Carolina Review, Tikkun, Pequod, Smartish Pace, Poetry Daily, Kalliope, and Shankpain.2003 and 2006 Pushcart Prize Nominee in Poetry
2002 Whiting Award
2002 Robert Frost Fellowship and Scholarship (1997), Bread Loaf Writers Conference
1997-1998 Lannan Fellowship in poetry at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown
1995 Yaddo Fellowship
"Iraqi Boy". Poetry. September 2008.
"The South"; "Seepage", Slate, July 11, 2001
"Epic Simile", Slate, October 7, 2003
From the heart: poems. Press of James A. Decker.
Through woods: a collection of poems. Warren Wilson College. 1996.
The Reef. University of Chicago Press. 1999. ISBN 9780226027371.
Civilization. Flood Editions. 2006. ISBN 9780978746704.
Effacement. Flood Editions. 2010. ISBN 9780981952024.
Life. Flood Editions. 2014. ISBN 9780983889380.
Skeleton Coast. Flood Editions. 2017. ISBN 9780990340799.