Alexander Craig i(108 works by) (a.k.a. Leslie Craig; Alexander Leslie Craig)
Born: Established: 22 Feb 1923 Malvern, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 1996 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Alexander Craig attended the University of Melbourne, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours, and a Diploma of Education. He served in New Guinea, Cape York and Thursday Island with the A.I.F. from 1942-1946. After the war, he became Senior English Master at Mount Scopus College in Victoria. In the 1990s he was a co-presenter of the Sunday lunchtime jazz program broadcast on Sydney's 2MBS FM

Craig's poetry has been published in anthologies, and in Australian and international literary journals, such as Meanjin, Poetry, Southerly and Voices.

Awards for Works

That Country "This flight of birds now, but too far off for naming," , When No-One is Looking : Poems , 1977 single work poetry
1976 commended C.J. Dennis Memorial Poetry Competition Open Section
A Singing Match "When phosphorescent grains were strewn on high," , Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 , Australian Week-End Review , 20 October vol. 1 no. 15 1950 single work poetry
1950 joint winner Australian Week-End Review Literary Competition Second competition of 1950.
The Sea "Lost thoughts, no longer sensuous" , Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 , Australian Week-End Review , 1 December vol. 1 no. 18 1950 single work poetry
1950 joint winner Australian Week-End Review Literary Competition Second competition of 1950.
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