Laverne Frith is the founder and proprietor of Frith Press and founder and co-editor for almost 20 years of Ekphrasis, the premier journal of ekphrastic verse. He was co-author of reviews of literary magazines for Literary Magazine Review. Widely published in literary journals, Mr. Frith is the winner of many poetry prizes and awards.
He has published two poetry collections, Imagining the Self (Cherry Grove Collections, 2011) and The Evaporating Hours (AuthorsPress-India, 2015). In addition, he has published several chapbooks. He and his wife, Carol, conducted annual chapbook contests from 1997 through 2003, contests which drew entries from all over the US as well as from Canada.
He was also, for 18 years, the poetry columnist for the monthly Living in the West magazine. He conducts workshops on various topics, including the writing of lyric poetry and formal verse.