Laverne Frith is the founder and proprietor of Frith Press and founder and co-editor for more than 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 had four poetry collections published: Imagining the Self (Cherry Grove Collections, 2011), The Evaporating Hours (AuthorsPress-India, 2015), Advanced Dancing (AuthorsPress-India, 2016) which was awarded the Artists Embassy International Gold Seal Book Award, and Estuaries of the Mind (AuthorsPress-India, 2018). In addition, he has had several chapbooks published. He and his wife, Carol, conducted annual chapbook contests from 1997 through 2003, contests which drew entries from all over the U.S. as well as from Canada.
He was also, for 18 years, the poetry columnist for the monthly Living in the West magazine.