Tim Metcalf is an Australian poet and doctor and has been described as one of Australia's most published doctor-poets.
He lives at Brogo, New South Wales. He has specialized in remote area medicine since 1984 and has worked in NSW, Victoria, NT and British Columbia.In 2007 he was awarded the ACT Writing and Publishing Awards poetry award for his anthology of poems Verbal Medicine.. Verbal Medicine is his fourth book.
He was awarded First Prize in the Annual Australian W B Yeats Poetry Prize in 2000 for his entry 'Stages of Dying"
Joseph Dolce is an American-Australian singer/songwriter, poet and essayist who achieved international recognition with his multi-million-selling song, "Shaddap You Face", released under the name of his one-man show, Joe Dolce Music Theatre, worldwide, in 1980–1981.
Alec Derwent Hope was an Australian poet and essayist known for his satirical slant. He was also a critic, teacher and academic. He was referred to in an American journal as "the 20th century's greatest 18th-century poet".
Robert William Geoffrey Gray is an Australian poet, freelance writer, and critic. He has been described as "an Imagist without a rival in the English-speaking world" and "one of the contemporary masters of poetry in English".
Jayanta Mahapatra is an Indian English poet. He is the first Indian poet to win a Sahitya Akademi award for English poetry. He is the author of poems such as Indian Summer and Hunger, which are regarded as classics in modern Indian English literature. He was awarded a Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour in India in 2009. He returned the award in 2015 to protest against rising intolerance in India.
Christopher Keith Wallace-Crabbe is an Australian poet and emeritus professor in the Australian Centre, University of Melbourne.
Leslie Allan Murray was an Australian poet, anthologist, and critic. His career spanned over 40 years and he published nearly 30 volumes of poetry as well as two verse novels and collections of his prose writings. Translations of Murray's poetry have been published in 11 languages: French, German, Italian, Catalan, Spanish, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Hindi, Russian, and Dutch. Murray's poetry won many awards and he is regarded as "the leading Australian poet of his generation". He was rated in 1997 by the National Trust of Australia as one of the 100 Australian Living Treasures.
Rosemary de Brissac Dobson, AO was an Australian poet, who was also an illustrator, editor and anthologist. She published fourteen volumes of poetry, was published in almost every annual volume of Australian Poetry and has been translated into French and other languages.
Cate Kennedy is an Australian author based in Victoria. She graduated from University of Canberra and has also taught at several colleges, including The University of Melbourne. She is the author of the highly acclaimed novel The World Beneath, which won the People's Choice Award in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards in 2010. It was also shortlisted for The Age fiction prize 2010 and the ASA Barbara Jefferis Award 2010, among others. She is an award-winning short-story writer whose work has twice won The Age Short Story Competition and has appeared in a range of publications, including The New Yorker. Her collection, Dark Roots, was shortlisted for the Steele Rudd Award in the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and for the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal. Cate is also the author of the travel memoir Sing, and Don’t Cry, and the poetry collections Joyflight and Signs of Other Fires. Her latest book is The Taste of River Water: New and Selected Poems by Cate Kennedy, which was published in May 2011 and won the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards CJ Dennis Prize for Poetry.
Tim Thorne is a contemporary Australian poet.
David Gordon Brooks is an Australian poet, novelist, short-fiction writer and essayist. The author of four published novels, four collections of short stories and five collections of poetry, he has been described as 'one of Australia's most skilled, unusual, and versatile writers'. His first collection of poetry, The Cold Front (1983), won the Ann Elder Award and was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Prize; The Book of Sei (1985), his first collection of stories, was said by Don Anderson to be 'the most exciting short-fiction debut in Australian since Peter Carey's'; his second novel, The Fern Tattoo (2007), was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin award. His fiction has drawn frequent comparison with Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges. From 2000 until 2018 he was co-editor of the journal Southerly. He has become increasingly involved in animal advocacy, writing extensively for and about animals and animal suffering. He is a vegan.
Jill Jones is a poet and writer from Sydney, Australia. She is a senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide.
Rory Steele is an Australian author and former public servant and diplomat.
Michael Patrick Byrne is an Australian poet, reviewer, anthologist and freelance poetry tutor. He was born in Sydney, spent his early childhood in Tuross Head on the New South Wales South Coast, and came to Canberra in 1987, where he currently lives. Byrne attended high school at Radford College in Canberra, graduating in 1996. In 1998 he undertook an Arts degree from the Australian National University, completing it in 2001. In 2003 he began a Masters in Journalism from the University of Wollongong, completing it in 2004. In 2007, he worked for The Word Magazine for two months as a journalist, salesman and researcher. In March 2008, he had two poems published in Quadrant. In March 2011, he had another poem published in Quadrant.
Stephen Edgar is an Australian poet, editor and indexer.
Timoshenko Aslanides was an Australian poet.
Sarah Holland-Batt is a contemporary Australian poet, critic and academic.
Richard Kelly Tipping was born in Adelaide, Australia, in 1949 and studied film, philosophy and literature at Flinders University. He is a significant poet and artist working between image and language. He began composing typographic concrete poetry on a manual typewriter in 1967, exploring the arrangement of letters on the page as a field of poetic composition. Literary concern is integral to his practice in word art and visual poetry. In 1975 he co-founded the ongoing Friendly Street poetry readings in Adelaide, and edited their first anthology in 1977. In the 1970s Tipping began collecting ironies and oddities in public signage through photography, and changing public signs to make poetic messages. Signs of Australia published by Penguin Books in 1982 collected many of these found sign anomalies. Signature works from his explorations of public sign language include No Understanding in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. His public art projects include the well known Watermark (2000) steel sculpture on the Brisbane River which became the high water mark for a major flood in 2011. He continues to explore the physical qualities of language and making art with words, getting poetry off the page and into the streets. As a poet he is represented in many anthologies and has published five books. Richard Tipping is best known as a sculptor and word-artist who has had more than twenty solo exhibitions in Australia as well as in New York, London, Munich, Cologne and Berlin. He is represented by Australian Galleries in Sydney and Melbourne and is an associated artist with Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide. Richard Tipping completed a doctorate in 2007 at the University of Technology Sydney titled Word Art Works: visual poetry and textual objects.
Warwick Hugh Anderson, medical doctor, poet, and historian, is Janet Dora Hine Professor of Politics, Governance and Ethics in the Department of History and the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, where he was previously an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow (2012–17). He is also honorary professor in the School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and the Royal Society of New South Wales, from which he received the History and Philosophy of Science Medal in 2015. For the 2018–19 academic year, Anderson was the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University. As a historian of science and medicine, Anderson focuses on the biomedical dimensions of racial thought, especially in colonial settings, and the globalisation of medicine and science. He has introduced anthropological insights and themes to the history of medicine and science; developed innovative frameworks for the analysis of science and globalisation; and conducted historical research into the material cultures of scientific exchange. His influential formulation of the postcolonial studies of science and medicine has generated a new style of inquiry within science and technology studies.
Stephen Kenneth Kelen, known as S. K. Kelen, is an Australian poet and educator. His father, Stephen Estaban Kelen, was a journalist and writer, and his brother, Christopher Kelen, is also a poet. S. K. Kelen began publishing poetry in 1973, when he won a Poetry Australia contest for young poets and several of his poems were published in that journal.
Ginninderra Press is an Australian independent publisher.
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