Andrew Lansdown i(1217 works by) (a.k.a. Andrew Trevor Lansdown)
Born: Established: 1954 Pingelly, Narrogin - Pingelly area, Far Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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Andrew Lansdown graduated from Curtin and Murdoch Universities with degrees in English and Comparative Literature respectively. He has worked as a teacher, tutor, journalist, and been an Education Officer at Fremantle Prison. He runs poetry workshops.

His poems and short stories have appeared in Australian journals and collections, and his short fiction has been broadcast by the ABC and the BBC. He has been described as "one of Australia's foremost poets working in the imagist tradition".

Lansdown currently lives in the south-west of Western Australia.

Notes

  • Lansdown has also written a book against homosexual law reform, Blatant and Proud : Homosexuals on the Offensive (1984).

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Awards for Works

The Red Dragon 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Colyn has been forbidden to return to the otherworld of Klarin, where the dragons and the Kinroan live. But, as if in response to his longing, a dragonette comes to him from Klarin. It slips into his world and into his heart, preparing him to receive an even more astonishing visitor from the otherworld. Soon this strange and dangerous friendship leads to a final terrifying battle in the otherworld …'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2008 winner West Australian Young Readers' Book Award
Fontanelle : A Collection of Poems 2004 selected work poetry
2004 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Poetry
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