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See me at Parallax Art Fair (20-21st October)

I’m pleased to announce here that I will be exhibiting and selling a selection of my artworks at the upcoming Parallax Art Fair – taking place 20-21st October at Chelsea Town Hall in London, United Kingdom. Come say hi! This will be my first ever “proper” art show that I will exhibit at, and I […]

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My website has had a makeover!

I’m pleased to be able to announce – that my personal website here of lisadevaney.com has had a fantastic makeover! My creative online hub here has not had a new look in about six years – so it’s long overdue. I want to say a huge thanks to some folks that have helped make this […]

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Donate to help Chats Palace get a new door

Do you love your door? Think about how useful it is to you every day – you enter in and out of your door, keep your door shut and locked when you are out, protecting all your stuff, and while you are inside it stays closed and keeps the cold out and the people inside […]

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I co-founded e9makers

I’ve been up to something very new in late 2017 – and I’m pleased to tell you more about my adventure here on my blog. As I’ve mentioned previously, I have been an on-off painter since I was a child, creating bright, cheery, textured paintings of oil, acrylic and watercolour, as well as pen and […]

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Back on stage for Redgates Theatre

Words are not boring. Words are actually still popular, still loved and still highly entertaining as I discovered this past Friday night, October 13th 2017. I joined a cast of 40+ writers and performers to share words, all original writings, in the new Redgates Theatre’s Gateways showcase evening, on Fish Island in Hackney Wick. More […]

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Back on stage with my SLAM! poetry! April 27th

Back in the day, as I like to say lately, I was running around New York City as a young, single woman, shouting out words at open-mic evenings and entertaining, or disgusting, audiences with my SLAM-poetry. Then, oh this was around about the millennium years between the late nineties and into the early noughties, I […]

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‘Headline Murder’ Book Launch

Congratulations to author and journalist Peter Bartram who’s first book Headline Murder debuts this Friday, August 28th 2015. In this debut novel “A Crampton of the Chronicle mystery” you’ll be transported back to the 1960s in Brighton, UK, where a newspaper journalist called Colin Crampton stumbles upon a missing person case that takes him on […]

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DJ Tunesmith to play In Ark book launch

Guests attending my book launch for In Ark: A Promise of Survival on Saturday, November 8th, will be treated to an atmospheric soundscape crafted by Joan Smith, aka DJ Tunesmith, who will curate a mix of post-apocalyptic, and soulful rhythms from throughout the decades. “Expect the music to be deep and gulley for the In […]

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Join me for my BOOK LAUNCH!

Old friends, family, new friends and total strangers — you are invited to join me on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 to celebrate the launch of my first book In Ark: A Promise of Survival! In my fictional cli-fi tale about a woman who gets abducted by an eco-survivalist cult, I hope you’ll be intriqued, entertained […]

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I’m joining in the #PeoplesClimate March

This coming Sunday, millions of people around the world will be taking to their streets in effort to raise awareness about the doom that climate change can bring for planet Earth. Will you join in the #PeoplesClimate March? In London, you can meet me at Temple at 1 PM. I’d love to meet you, and […]

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‘In Ark’ in NEVILS awards list of 2014

I’m thrilled to tell you that my book In Ark: A Promise of Survival has been selected for the 2014 list of the NEVILS (Noted Cli-Fil Novels Of The Year)! This award honours new cli-fi (climate change fiction) authors and books each year. The list will officially be announced on July 24th, but I got […]

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Follow the hashtag #InArk

For some fun, check out the hashtag I’ve created for my book ‘In Ark: A Promise of Survival’ — #InArk   You can find me leaving little updates, photos, descriptions and other fun tidbits with this hashtag across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Flickr and Tumblr. I like to think of this layer of my book as […]

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Reviews of ‘In Ark: A Promise of Survival’

Already, my book ‘In Ark: A Promise of Survival’ is getting a number of positive reviews. On Amazon, my book has been getting 5* ratings and reviews! This is all very exciting and very appreciated. I am finding that my biggest supporters are other writers so I really want to thank Sandra Danby, Stephan Malone, […]

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From seaweed as inspiration to a published book

Strolling on the rocky beach of Brighton, England, in September 2009, I marveled at the beauty of the seaweed that I found along the shoreline. I wondered, what if seaweed was an important source of food in the future? Thinking about this scenario, I pictured a group of people living in the near future, walking […]

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As a self-taught artist, a writer, and a publicist – I welcome you to my creative online hub, where you’ll get to see some of my works, and find out more about me.