Books by Lizz Murphy







(Poems from the Girls Women and Other Birds project 
supported by the ACT Government)
PressPress 2016 A6 40pp ISBN 978-0-9873057-5-6
(Cover photograph: Chris Mansell)
 
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Another collection of pinch-size poems 
Portraits includes quick sketches from the street, cameo close-ups, 
miniature studies based on early portraits and other images, 
irony and the hard knock of life.
PressPress RRP $9.90 pb 32 pp 2013




Six Hundred Dollars is a collection of short poems, 
micro prose and one-liners. Beware of crocodiles, shoes, 
sinewy woods, cauldrons, rogue foragers, world leaders. 
Hear the chorus howl.  'Everyone should commit the first 
poem to memory,' Jane Baker, Yass launch 2010. 
For the poem $600 and book orders visit PressPress
2010 RRP $9.90 pb 32 pp ISBN 978 09807718 0 0


Walk the Wildly where winter is a lumbering lantern-jawed season, 
spring is a baking back, untimely frost a trollop. There are women with precise skirts, 
men with shipwrecked backs and locals who inspect the brash blue, 
foreheads strained like fence wire. 
Picaro Press 2009  RRP $5 pb 27 pp. 
ISBN 978 1 920957 86 5
TO BE REPRINTED BY 
GINNINDERRA PRESS


Stop Your Cryin is '…not a volume for the faint hearted, 
but for those interested in the diverse elements 
inherent in modern Australia it is a must-read.' 
— Michael O'Sullivan API Review of Books.
Supported by the Australia Council for the Arts
and the ACT Government through its Cultural Council
Island Press 2004 RRP $15 pb 66 pp. 
ISBN 0 909771 62 6
Available from the author.
Cover image: Lizz Murphy. 
Cover design: Running Hot Graphics. 


TWO LIPS WENT SHOPPING
'The poems are intense visual and olfactory experiences, 
and they also contain exquisite vignettes of life and its struggles.' 
Sunday Canberra Times
Supported by the ACT Government through the 
1998 ACT Creative Arts Fellowship for Literature
Spinifex Press 2000 RRP $19.95 pb 145 pp
ISBN 1 875559 20 5
Also reproduced as an e-book in 2013.


Women writing from an Irish perspective in Australia, Ireland, 
England, the United States, Canada and New Zealand: 
Linda Anderson, Nuala Archer, Maeve Binchy, Eavan Boland, 
Bub Bridger, Joan Bridget, Colleen Burke, Mary Daly, 
Mary Dorcy, Rita Ann Higgins, Jill Jones, Pam Lewis, 
Medbh McGuckian, Siobhan McHugh, Helena Mulkerns, 
Lizz Murphy, Sue Reidy, Francesca Rendle-Short, Bronwyn Rodden, 
Robyn Rowland, Ailbhe Smyth, Cherry Smyth. 
Spinifex Press 1996, 2000 RRP $24.95 pb 373 pp.
ISBN 1 875559 51 5


(One of five literary or community anthologies edited by Lizz Murphy.)



Also available - from the author: 
Pearls and Bullets (Island Press 1996), 
Do Fish Get Seasick (Polonius Publications 1994).