John Watson John Watson i(A64595 works by) (a.k.a. John Maxwell Watson)
Born: Established: 1939 Bland Creek, Central West NSW, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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John Watson has lived in the Blue Mountains for the past 40 years. He is formerly a teacher of Mathematics.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2016 winner The Newcastle Poetry Prize
2014 winner Josephine Ulrick National Poetry Prize For the then-unpublished poem 'The Persistence of February 1, 2012'.
2010 Shortlisted The Newcastle Poetry Prize for ‘To A Convalescent’

Awards for Works

Leaving No Wake "About short-term memory they", Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize , 2012 single work poetry
2012 winner Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize
Montale : A Biographical Anthology 2006 single work poetry Described by the judges of the C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry Shortlist, 2007, as a 'long poem, self-styled an anthology... It is a book ... [of] seemingly individual poems, some of which draw close to the great Italian poet Eugenio Montale, while others invent a fictive Montale from Mounteagle, N[ew] S[outh] W[ales]. Saturated with aspects of Italy, this is also a long poem about the mind's rich life, its jagged juxtapositions.' Source: State Library of Victoria website, (Sighted 13/08/2007)
2007 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry
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