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Lizz Murphy

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Lizz Murphy
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  Louise Waller,
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Lizz Murphy was born in Belfast, Ireland (1950), but now lives in Binalong, in rural New South Wales. Her poetry collections are Two Lips Went Shopping (Spinifex Press), Pearls and Bullets (Island Press) and Do Fish Get Seasick (Polonius Press). Her fourth collection, Stop Your Cryin (Island Press) now available, will be promoted at a number of events in March 2005. She has also published four anthologies of women's writing, including Wee Girls: Women Writing from an Irish perspective (editor, Spinifex Press 1996, reprint 2000). She is interested in cross-art collaboration and workplace art. Lizz Murphy was awarded the 1998 ACT Creative Arts Fellowship for Literature. She is currently the NSW Poetry Development Officer working with the Poets Union and Poetry Australia Foundation.


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