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Purchase ‘Silhouette of a SongBird’ Poetry Book written by Elizabeth Shane & Support Quetzal

Visit our set up JustGiving fundraising page, make a minimum donation of £10.99 (£8.99 for the book + £2 for postage), send us the receipt on marie (@), we will then send you the book by post or arrange for collection at our office.

A proportion of the sale will go to Quetzal to continue supporting women in their journey towards recovery from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse.

About Elizabeth Shane

Elizabeth Shane is a full-time mother, volunteer for the elderly within the community, part-time author, survivor. She supported Quetzal with its exhibition ‘Quetzal Stories of Change‘ and by hosting a Meet the Author event at Quetzal.

She only started writing poetry just over two and a half years ago. Before that, She had never read or written a poem before. Through support from her drama teacher, she was encouraged to discover life through the power of writing and given a safe space to explore her emotions. As well as writing for enjoyment, she began using it as a tool to process some of my painful thoughts and feelings through poems and wrote her first book, ‘Silhouette of a Songbird’

She hopes by sharing her journey through the power of poetry, it gives other survivors support, strength, and comfort to know there is light on the other side and they are not going through this alone.

About the Book

Elizabeth is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. The traumatic effects of this left many emotional scars as well as complex PTSD, in a life often hidden by silence. Throughout different stages of her recovery, Silhouette of a Songbird witnesses Elizabeth’s personal struggle on her journey to unlock the pain of reclaiming her voice through the power of poetry. By sharing her own experience, she hopes this will provide support and strength to others who have suffered similar childhood trauma, with the knowledge that they are understood and not walking through the storm alone.

Are you an author or artist with items to sell and would like to fundraise for Quetzal?

Visit our JustGiving Page and Click Fundraise for Us to create your JustGiving page. Once created, send us the page for us to review on, we will then have a discussion with you to finalise the fundraising effort. We look forward to hearing from you!

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