Jocelyn Ortt-Saeed i(76 works by) (a.k.a. Jocelyn-Ann Ortt)
Born: Established: Brisbane, Queensland, ;
Gender: Female
Expatriate assertion
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Born in Australia, Jocelyn Ortt-Saeed was educated at Brisbane Girls' Grammar, and studied philosophy and German at the University of Queensland. She taught English and History at a girls' boarding school in Herberton, before travelling to Germany, Sri Lanka, Italy and Pakistan. She later moved to Western Pakistan after marrying a Pakistani man, with whom she had six children. Since the death of her eldest son from myeloid leukaemia, Ortt-Saeed has been coming more regularly to Australia, making her 'home' in Canberra where her daughter Maryam Ortt-Saeed lives.

(Adapted from Capital Online Artists website, http://www.cola.com.au/)

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  • Jocelyn Ortt-Saeed has made a number of tapes, appeared on radio and TV and given presentations in many countries.
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