Lizz Murphy is the co-winner of the 2011 Rosemary Dobson Poetry Prize. She has published twelve books. Her seven poetry titles include Portraits being released in January by PressPress, Six Hundred Dollars (PressPress 2010), Walk the Wildly (Picaro Press 2009), Stop Your Cryin (Island Press) and Two Lips Went Shopping (Spinifex Press). Her reprinted international anthology Wee Girls: Women Writing from an Irish Perspective (ed. Spinifex Press) is still available. She is also the 1994 Anutech Poetry Prize winner and the 1998 ACT Creative Arts Fellow for Literature.