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Adam Aitken

Adam Aitken was born in London and migrated to Sydney after spending his early childhood in Thailand and Malaysia....
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Adrian Newstead OAM

Adrian Newstead OAM has worked to represent Aboriginal artists and promote their work to a National and International...
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Aidan Coleman

Aidan Coleman is a poet, speechwriter and author of a series of Shakespeare textbooks.  His poetry collections, Avenues...
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Alec Derwent-Hope

Alec Derwent-Hope (1907–2000) was an Australian poet and essayist known for his satirical slant. He was also a...
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Alice Spigelman

Alice Spigelman was born in Hungary and moved to Sydney as a child with her family in 1956. She has...
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Alison Hoddinott

Alison Hoddinott was born in Hobart in 1931 and was educated at the Friend’s School and the University...
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Bruce Beaver

Bruce Beaver (born 1928) wrote fourteen books of poetry and a novel. He was one of Australia's best...
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Chris Wallace-Crabbe

Born in 1934, Chris Wallace-Crabbe studied at the University of Melbourne and at Yale. He taught in Australia...
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Colin Tatz

Professor Colin Tatz AO was a director of the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, affiliated with...
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Damien Freeman

Damien Freeman was born in Sydney in 1976 and educated at the University of Sydney and Magdalene College,...
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Daniel Johannes Huygens

Daniel Johannes Huygens was born in Utrecht, Holland, in 1908. He was one of the unsung heroes of...
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Dasia Black

At the age of twelve Dasia Black arrived in Sydney, where she completed her schooling and university studies. She...
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David Brooks

David Brooks is a poet, novelist, short fiction writer and essayist. He has taught literature at various Australian...
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Deborah Jordan

Dr Deborah Jordan, born in Melbourne, is a historian, skipper and scholar,has published widely in Australian cultural history...
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Deborah Westbury

Deborah Westbury has been a familiar voice in Australian poetry since her work began appearing in Australian literary...
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Dr John England

Dr John England runs a private practice in the Blue Mountains where he looks after 500 people with...
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Fay Zwicky

Fay Zwicky was a Senior Lecturer in English literature at the University of Western Australia. She now devotes...
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Frank Plicka

Frank Plicka born in 1926 in the former Czechoslovakia, was educated at Charles University of Prague. He has...
Geoff Page

Geoff Page

Geoff Page is a Canberra poet who has published fifteen books of poetry, two novels, a biography, a...
GEORGE ALEXANDER

George Alexander

George Alexander works as coordinator of Contemporary Art Programmes at the Art Gallery of NSW. Since the early...
GERRY TURCOTTE

Gerry Turcotte

Gerry Turcotte is a writer and critic from French Canada. His first novel, Flying in Silence, was published in...
GIG RYAN

Gig Ryan

Gig Ryan's first book was co-winner of the 1982 Anne Elder Award and her last book Pure and Applied won...
GYORGY DALOS

Gyorgy Dalos

Gyorgy Dalos was born in Budapest in 1943. He studied German History at Moscow Lomonossow University. In 1968...
Igor Gelbach

Igor Gelbach

Igor Gelbach spent his childhood in the Black Sea town Sukhumi, Georgia and then in Riga, Latvia. He...
IRENE COATES

Irene Coates

Irene Coates was born in 1925  and grew up in a bohemian family in London on the fringe...
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Istvan Orkeny

Istvan Orkeny (1912–1979) is one of the most popular writers of post-war Hungary. He is well-known for his...
JACOB ROSENBERG

Jacob G. Rosenberg

Jacob G. Rosenberg was a poet, storyteller and author who lived through one of history's darkest nightmares, and...
JAMES COWAN

James Cowan

James Cowan published over 25 books on subjects ranging from Aboriginal metaphysics to Persian poetry, and his work has...
JOHN FORBES

John Forbes

John Forbes was born in Melbourne in 1950, and spent his childhood between Melbourne, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea,...
JOHN FOULCHER

John Foulcher

John Foulcher has published six books of poetry. He won the 1988 National Library Bicentennial Poetry Award and...
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John Scott

John Scott is the author of 16 books of poetry and prose.  His work has been widely translated....
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John Stephenson

John Stephenson was born in 1945 and has pursued a career teaching, writing, editing, mentoring new writers and...
John Tranter

John Tranter

John Tranter was born in Cooma, NSW, in 1943. He has published 13 volumes of poetry and has...
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Joyce Kornblatt

Joyce Kornblatt lives and writes in the Blue Mountains NSW. An American-born novelist who moved to Australia in 2003,...
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Judith White

Judith White was Executive Director of the members’ organisation, the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales, from...
KATE BRAVERMAN

Kate Braverman

Kate Braverman is a native of Los Angeles. She was an activist in the 1960s in Berkeley. A...
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Kellinde Wrightson

Kellinde Wrightson is an award-winning scholar and published academic researcher. After dropping out of school at the age...
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Ken Bolton

Ken Bolton - Born in Sydney (1949), lives in Adelaide, South Australia. He is a poet, art critic, publisher,and...
Lino Alvarez

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Lino Alvarez studied ceramics in Hermosillo, Mexico and University of California, San Diego before setting out on his...
MARC HENDRICKX

Marc Hendrickx

Marc Hendrickx was born in 1964, is the author of biographies of Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali, Keith Richards and...
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Marcel Weyland

Marcel Weyland escaped war-time Poland in 1940 and arrived in Australia as a war refugee in 1946. He...
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Margaret West

Margaret West was born in 1936 in Melbourne, her formal studies include art, music and philosophy. In 1979...
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Maria Strani-Potts

Maria Strani-Potts was born in Corfu, Greece in 1946. She graduated from the School of Slavonic and East...
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Marilla North

Marilla North was born in 1945 and educated in Newcastle, NSW. She gained Honours in English in the...
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Mehmet Ozalp

Associate Professor Mehmet Ozalp is an Islamic theologian, intellectual and community leader. He is the Founder and the...
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Michael Atherton

Following research in literature at the University of NSW, Michael studied music at the University of Sydney and...
MOSES AARON

Moses Aaron

Born in Calcutta, India in 1944, Moses Aaron came to Australia in 1952. He is regarded as one...
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Moya Costello

Moya Costello has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide, and a Master of Arts...
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Nevill Drury

Nevill Drury is best known for his writing on the Western magical tradition, shamanism and various forms of...
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Nick (Nikos) Athanasou

Nick (Nikos) Athanasou was born in Perth. He studied medicine in Sydney and has lived in England since...
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Ouyang Yu

Ouyang Yu's literary career began in China where he published poetry, fiction, non-fiction and literary translations. He has...
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Paul Crittenden

Paul Crittenden, born in country NSW in 1936, is an emeritus professor of philosophy and former dean of...
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Peter Esterhazy

Peter Esterhazy was born in 1950 in Budapest and is one of the most widely known contemporary Hungarian...
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Peter Skrzynecki

Peter Skrzynecki was born in 1945 in Germany and came to Australia in 1949. He has published eighteen...
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Rhyll McMaster

Rhyll McMaster's poetry was published in The Bulletin while she was still a schoolgirl. Of her six poetry...
RICHARD DEUTCH

Richard Deutch

Richard Deutch was born in the USA in 1944. He published eight books of poetry and prose in...
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Richard James Allen

Australian born poet Richard James Allen has combined a unique international career as a writer, performer, choreographer and...
ROBERT ADAMSON

Robert Adamson

Robert Adamson was born in Sydney in 1943. He was a key player in 'New Australian Poetry', editing...
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Robyn Ravlich

During a celebrated ABC radio career spanning more than three decades Robyn Ravlich produced and presented a range...
ROSEMARY DOBSON

Rosemary Dobson

Rosemary Dobson AO, was born in Sydney in 1920. She has published 13 books of poetry, and has...
SARAH DAY

Sarah Day

Sarah Day was born in England and grew up in Tasmania. She has published six collections of poems,...
SCOTT MANN

Scott Mann

Scott Mann was born in 1952 in Manchester, England. He has taught philosophy and social theory at the...
SELWYN PRITCHARD

Selwyn Pritchard

Selwyn Pritchard was born in 1933, the third son of a Welsh carpenter. He left school at 16,...
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Stephanie Bishop

Stephanie Bishop was born in Sydney in 1979. Her first novel, The Singing, was shortlisted for the Kathleen Mitchell Award...
STEVE KELEN

Steve K. Kelen

Steve K. Kelen was born in Sydney in 1956. Since winning the Poetry Australia Prize in 1973 his...
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Vrasidas Karalis

Vrasidas Karalis holds the Sir Nicholas Laurantos' Chair in Modern Greek Studies at the University of Sydney.  He...
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Wanda Spathopoulos

Wanda Spathopoulos was born Wanda Maxime Herbert in 1922, in Melbourne. Six months later, the Herbert family moved...
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Wayne Grogan

Wayne Grogan was born in Sydney in 1953. He was a member of the Waterside Workers Federation for...
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Winton Higgins

Winton Higgins is a writer and academic.  He was born in Sydney in 1941 and holds degrees from...
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Yoram Gross

Yoran Gross is internationally acclaimed for his films that have garnered numerous awards and won the hearts of...