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Liz hosted the video launch of new Turas Press poetry collections by two eminent poets on October 5th, 2021: Brink by Jo Burns and Plain by Ross Hattaway. During this hour-long video, Ross and Jo read from their new books and discussed the inspiration for their writing and their writing styles and process.

On July 16th, 2021, Liz was featured  on the Words Lightly Spoken  reading “Fernweg Tango”, one of the poems from her new collection, Learning to Tango.

Turas Press produced a half-hour video to celebrate the release of Learning to Tango on May 27th, 2021, introduced by Anamaría Crowe Serrano and featuring Liz reading and talking about some of the poems from the collection.

In March, 2021, Liz was invited to read at the launch in London of the literary journal, Ambit,  where she read an extract from her story “Regression Analysis”, which was published in that issue.

In June, 20th 2022, Liz was interviewed by Near FM on their Hiberno-Goethe show, a collaboration with the Goethe Institute, Dublin. During the half-hour interview, Liz chatted to Ciarán about growing up in Glasgow, her passion for languages and the German influence on the work of Samuel Beckett.

In July, 2022, Liz was one of the featured readers in the Who Let the Books Out? series of readings, curated by Anne Tannam and Fiona Bolger.

Liz is featured in the August 2022 Eat the Storms podcast, curated by Damien B. Donnelly, where she reads a selection of poems from her four published collections.

For September 2022 Culture Night, Liz was one of the panellists and readers in the Insituto Cervantes, Dublin celebrations, where she read from her historical novel Canticle and took part in discussion with the other panellists.

The Wheatsheaf readings in London featured Liz in the June line-up, where she read alongside eminent poets Róisín Tierney, Chris Beckett and Mark Wynne.

Culture Night in September  2023 saw Liz participating in the Eigse Terenure celebrations, as a judge in the schools’ poetry competition, for which she presented the prize on the night.