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Liz Lefroy wins prestigious 2016 Cafe Writers Open Poetry Competition, judged by Andrew McMillan,with her poem This Is Not To Exaggerate.

As Liz Lefroy’s publisher and editor I am extraordinarily proud of her recent achievement of winning the 2016 Cafe Writers Open Poetry Competition, judged by Andrew McMillan, with her poem This Is Not To Exaggerate. I’m not surprised. But I am very proud. Her third pamphlet Mending the Ordinary, has almost sold out of its […]

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Podcast on Liz Lefroy

Welcome ! Here is a podcast with poet Liz Lefroy How would you write about – Michelangelo’s David, your son’s school concert, or a busker in London? Liz tells us how she approaches a subject, and also treats us to some fact-based poems from her pamphlet Mending the Ordinary, and poems written about parts of an […]

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Why Maligned Species?

Why are we running this project? Our editor, Nadia Kingsley noticed that, when she was editing our very first book Shropshire Butterflies – a poetic and artistic guide to the butterflies of Shropshire that there is an accepted general love for butterflies, and a general dislike for moths – some of which are far more […]

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Liz Lefroy’s new poetry pamphlet

I am like a proud Aunt. I have been on a nine month journey with Liz Lefroy – and she has now given birth to her third poetry pamphlet It is called Mending the Ordinary It is the shape of a small photo album Gillian Clarke and Philip Gross comment : ‘From the delicious first poem, ‘In The Queue In […]

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Here is what to do this Bank Holiday Monday

Alex Ramsay – photographer; Liz Lefroy – poet OS    (BONES) at Workhouse Gallery, Presteigne LD8 2UF  (01544 267 8640) 11 am, Monday 25th August (lasts about an hour) £6 as part of the Presteigne Festival ……..from their website: Os         Poetry and Photography This year’s Workhouse Gallery exhibition features prints from Os, […]

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The Blogging Tour

4.3.14 I have just been asked to be part of “the bloggers tour”. Wonderful ! And I have been meaning to have a blog too! I have also been meaning to improve the fair acre press website, so I have decided to create this makeshift blog page, until I have sorted the whole website out. Nadia 13.3.14         […]

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