Frances Lee is Scottish by birth but grew up in Littleport, in the Cambridgeshire Fens.
She had a varied career, working as a medical secretary, a translator, and finally as a teacher of French and English at the University of Westminster.
She has one son and lives in Camden Town with her husband and cat.
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She started writing poetry in 2014. and is launching her space on Elm Village Arts with One Last Spring, a sampler of texts and recordings showing the style and range of her work, which currently is over fifty poems.
All of the paintings are by the artist Moira Jarvis (1949-2018). Moira was also from Littleport and was a lifelong friend.
Click to read and hear One Last Spring:
a selection of poems by Frances Lee
Frances' readings and singing can be heard in the following recordings by Sounds Like, a group which created projects of words and music: War and Remembrance, Aspects of Love, Mary's Birthday, Mow Fen, Island, The Damage Done, Love Is, Fleeting Moments