Louise Oxley i(73 works by)
Born: Established: 1955 Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Louise Oxley was born and educated in Hobart, but has also lived in Bordeaux, London and Bangkok. She holds a masters degree in Applied Linguistics and has worked with international students at the University of Tasmania as a teacher of English as a Second Language.

The writing of her poetry book, Compound Eye, has been assisted by an Australia Council grant and a residency at Varuna Writers' Centre.

Awards for Works

Buoyancy , 2008 selected work poetry
2008 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Poetry
After the Diagnosis "Today the mountain's strangely luminous with frost," , single work poetry
2007 winner Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize