26 December 1947
Elizabeth Anne Lochhead (LL) was born at Motherwell
, the elder of two daughters.
Before she had published a collected volume of her verse, LL won a BBC Radio Scotland
poetry prize for "Revelation"
and "Poem for Other Poor Fools".
LL published at Edinburgh Dreaming Frankenstein and Collected Poems
, which reprinted the contents of her earlier volumes together with some new poems.
After April 2003
LL's publishers, Polygon, brought out a new edition (with dates added to its title) of her 1984 volume, now entitled Dreaming Frankenstein and Collected Poems 1967-1984