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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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Introducing the Maligned Species team: Liz Lefroy

Poet, Liz Lefroy.   Liz Lefroy won the 2011 Roy  Fisher Prize resulting in the publication of her first pamphlet, Pretending the Weather (Long Face Press).  Her sequence, The Gathering, was set to music by Brian Evans and premiered at the St Chad’s Music Festival, Shrewsbury in 2012.  Mending The Ordinary was published by Fair […]

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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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