Lee Nash is a published poet who lives in the beautiful Poitou-Charentes region in France.
On this site you will find a selection of her poems.
Lee was born in England and grew up in South Africa. She has worked in publishing, in various guises, and is also a flautist. You can find out more in the Biography section.
 
The true poem rests between the words. – Vanna Bonta

Biography

Lee Nash was born in Shoreham-by-Sea, England, and grew up in Grahamstown, South Africa. She now lives and works in the Charente department, France. She has been an editor, a proofreader and an editorial designer and now works as a freelance educator. She is also a flautist with an honours degree in music from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.
Her work has appeared in various journals and anthologies and has been placed in competitions.

Previously published, selected works

‘Dawn chorus’, Blue Fifth Review, fall 2018

’49 miles to 50′, Slice, fall 2018/winter 2019

Haiku ‘blue wildflowers’ and ‘jasmine’, The Heron’s Nest, June 2018

‘Fallout’, ink sweat and tears, June 2018

‘Now’, The Curlew, spring 2018

‘When the rubber hits the road’, Second Prize, Bath Flash Fiction Award, February 2018

Haiku ‘premature birth’, Pulse, February 2018

‘D/deafku’, Magma 69, winter 2017

‘A gap in the crowd’, haiku sequence, The Lampeter Review, Issue 15, 2017

‘Night tapestry’, Antiphon, Issue 21, June 2017

‘Siblings’, Honorable mention, Samurai Haibun Competition, 2017

Haiku ‘hotel honeymoon suite’, old song: The Red Moon Anthology of English Language Haiku 2017

‘They give awards for that’, Second Place, Poetry Award, ESME’s Annual Showcase Awards 2017

Haiku ‘bundled up’, Acorn, fall 2017

‘Trauma: an introduction’, Ambit, Issue 227, January 2017

 

‘The page turner’, Southword, Issue 31, 2017

‘Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, 1984’ and ‘Miserere mei, Deus’, Poetry Salzburg Review, Issue 29, summer 2016

‘Tilikum’, Zoomorphic, Driftfish anthology, 2016

Haiku ‘ice-cold in the bedroom’ and ‘migrating cranes’, First and Second Place, Shintai haiku, The World Haiku Review, June 2016

‘And all the storms’, Mezzo Cammin, Volume 11, Issue 1, June 2016

‘The apple cart’, Angle, Issue 8, 2016

‘Two inches numb’, Finalist, Hysteria Writing Competition 2016, Hysteria 5, The Hysterectomy Association anthology 

‘The forgotten season’, The Interpreter’s House, Issue 60, 2015

‘Kitchen haiku’, The Lake, May 2015

‘Atelier Mouche’, The French Literary Review, Issue 23, April 2015

‘Virginia’s stones’, Orbis Quarterly International Literary Journal, Issue 72, summer 2015    

‘Babushka’, Finalist, Goodreads Newsletter Contest, July 2015

Editing

I am an experienced proofreader, copy-editor, editor and book designer and can assist you in the presentation of your online magazine, print journal, newsletter, website, novel or poetry collection.

‘Lee Nash has worked with/for me for five years as a book designer and editor. I have found that not only is her work completed on time, it is also highly accurate.’ Stuart Davies, Designer at John Hunt Publishing and freelance artist/tutor.

‘Lee did a fantastic job copy-editing and proofreading my Animals Actually series of books for children. I would highly recommend her services.’ C.E. Chevalier, Author, Founder & C.E.O. of Animals Actually Ltd.

‘As editor of the French-language editions for IMAGINE UN COLIBRI, I have used the translation services of Lee Nash several times. Her work has allowed us to meet the needs of collaborations with English publishers.’ Richard Wallner, Editor and Publisher, Imagine un Colibri.

 

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