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Lizz Murphy Lizz Murphy i(A3584 works by) (a.k.a. Liz Murphy)
Born: Established: 1950 Belfast,
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Northern Ireland,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1969
Heritage: Irish
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BiographyHistory

Lizz Murphy emigrated to Australia with her husband and settled in Binalong in rural New South Wales. Murphy's interests include regional, community and workplace art and using the arts to get young people excited about language.

In 2001 she contributed an overview of Irish poetry to the anthology Many Voices.

Murphy worked as the New South Wales Poetry Development Officer from March 2004 until 31 March 2007.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2011 recipient ACT Arts Grant to assist with costs of writing a chapbook of poems and linked digital and audio poems, in 2011 - $6,000
1998 winner ACT Creative Arts Fellowship

Awards for Works

Prayer : Quick and Dirty i "Listen quick and dirty eight orange stars a vest like a", 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Blake Prize 2007; Rochford Street Review , April - June no. 22 2017;
2013 highly commended Blake Poetry Prize
The Architecture of Pear i "One pear is built by its words the other assembled in paint", 2000-2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: ArtsACT 2000-2009; Award Winning Australian Writing 2012 2012; (p. 278-279)
2011 joint winner Australian Capital Territory Poetry Prize Rosemary Dobson Award for an Unpublished Poem by an Australian Poet with Kristen Lang, 'Goodbye Is Too Small a Word'.
Bright i "Bright in purple blouse to past the hips", 1994 single work poetry
— Appears in: ANU Reporter , 23 November vol. 25 no. 19 1994; (p. 10)
1994 winner ANUTECH Prize Poetry
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