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Encyclopedia > Judith Beveridge

Judith Beveridge (born 1956) is a contemporary Australian poet, editor and academic. A poet is some one who writes poetry. ... An Editor is a person who prepares text—typically language, but also images and sounds—for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. ... Plato is credited with the inception of academia: the body of knowledge, its development and transmission across generations. ...

Judith Beveridge was born in England, arriving in Australia with her parents in 1960. Completing a BA at UTS she has worked in librarys, teaching, as a researcher and in environmental regeneration. She currently teaches creative writing at Newcastle and Sydney universities and is poetry editor for Meanjin, aving previously edited Hobo and the Australian Abrabic literature journal Kalimat. Her poetry has won her the Mary Gilmore Award, the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry, C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry, Judith Wright Calanthe Poetry Prize and Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prizes. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The UTS tower on Broadway The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is a university in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The University of Newcastle is a university located in New South Wales, Australia. ... The University of Sydney, established in Sydney in 1850, is the oldest university in Australia. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Arabic language ( ), or simply Arabic ( ), is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew, Amharic and Aramaic. ... The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the N. S. W. Premiers Literary Awards for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form. ... The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the Victorian Premiers Literary Awards, for a significant selection of new work by a poet published in a book. ... The Queensland Premiers Literary Awards were inaugurated in 1999 and have grown to become a leading literary awards program within Australia, with $225,000 in prizemoney over 14 categories. ...


  • The Domesticity of Giraffes (Black Lightning, in 1987)
  • Accidental Grace (UQP, 1996)
  • Wolf Notes (Giramondo, 2003) ISBN 1-920882-00-6

External links

  • 4 poems at Thylazine
  • Several poems at Poetry International Web


  • Biography at Australian Literature Resources



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