Anne Fairbairn i(235 works by)
Born: Established: 1948 ;
Gender: Female
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Poet and granddaughter of poet and politician George Houston Reid (1845-1918), Anne Fairbairn has published widely. Her bio-note in The Opening of Borders reads: 'As a "bridge-builder", trying to build understanding between cultures, she has been involved in building a bridge of poems between Australia and the Arab world since 1980' (p 45).

Personal Awards

1998 Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For services to literature as a poet and to international relations, particularly between Australia and the Middle East.
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