A Choosing The Selected Poems of Liz Lochhead

by Liz Lochhead

A Choosing The Selected Poems of Liz Lochhead Synopsis

During her career Liz Lochhead has been described variously as a poet, feminist playwright, translator and broadcaster but has said that 'when somebody asks me what I do I usually say writer. The most precious thing to me is to be a poet. If I were a playwright, I'd like to be a poet in the theatre.' Liz Lochhead has a large and devoted audience and delights audiences where she goes.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781846972072
Publication date: 21st September 2011
Author: Liz Lochhead
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 112 pages
Categories: Poetry by individual poets,

About Liz Lochhead

Scottish poet and playwright Liz Lochhead was born in Motherwell in 1947. After studying at Glasgow School of Art she taught at art schools in Glasgow and Bristol while working on her poetry. She is a Fellow of Glasgow School of Art, an Honorary Doctor of Letters of Glasgow University, a Fellow of RSAMD and of Glasgow Institute of Art, and is an Honorary President of the Scottish Poetry Library. Her poetry collections include Dreaming Frankenstein (Polygon 1984), True Confessions and New Cliches (Polygon 1985), Bagpipe Muzak (Penguin 1991), and The Colour of Black and White: Poems 1984-2003 (Polygon 2003). Her plays include Tartuffe (Polygon 1986), ...

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