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CodeNA8706
Dates1947-
Person NameLochead; Liz (1947-); poet and dramatist
SurnameLochead
ForenamesLiz
Epithetpoet and dramatist
ActivityLiz Lochhead (b 1947), poet and playwright, was born and educated in Motherwell and studied at the Glasgow School of Art, 1965-1970. From 1970-1978 she combined teaching with writing, and in 1978, after holding the Scottish/Canadian Writers' Exchange Fellowship, she began writing full-time. She is known mainly for her dramas, including, 'Blood and Ice' (1982), but has also published collections of her poems, for example, 'Memo for Spring' (1972).
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