Rebecca Edwards i(134 works by)
Born: Established: 1969 Batlow, Tumut - Tumbarumba area, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Rebecca Edwards is a poet and visual artist. She grew up in Nambucca Heads, Nauru, Sydney, New Guinea, Katherine and Darwin and Japan. Edwards majored in Japanese in her studies at the University of Queensland. She was Asialink writer-in-residence at Keio University, 2000-01, using the residency to develop a collection of poetry and hold an exhibition of her artwork.

Awards for Works

Crow Feathers : An Indigenous Collection of Poems and Images 2003 anthology poetry This anthology introduces the poems of 28 new and emerging Indigenous poets and artists in the public arena, to enter the dialogue of Australian poetry, and to join established Indigenous Australian poets and artists. (Source: Introduction)
2004 winner National Henry Mayer Indigenous Media Prize
2003 winner Townsville Literature Award
Metaphor "How should we see elephant", Northern Perspective , Dry Season vol. 14 no. l Eating the Experience , 1991 single work poetry
1990 highly commended Northern Territory Literary Awards Red Earth Poetry Award NT Section
Hirohito "The strange light of compassion", Northern Perspective , Dry Season vol. 13 no. 1 1990 single work poetry
1989 winner Northern Territory Literary Awards Red Earth Poetry Award NT Section
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