Shelley O'Reilly i(32 works by)
Born: Established: 1965 Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
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Shelley O'Reilly moved from Tasmania to Melbourne in 1997. She holds a PhD (1995) in English from the University of Tasmania. Her thesis was 'The Articulate Heart : Christina Rossetti, William Morris, D. G. Rosetti and the Pre-Raphaelite Poetry of Love'.

O'Reilly has published short stories and poems in literary quarterlies and national newspapers, and articles and reviews in academic journals. She has worked in a wide array of occupations including editor, performer, proofreader, academic, sales assistant and tutor for a private company. Her first book of fiction, the collection of short stories Dying for Beauty, appeared in 2001. O'Reilly has also written a wide range of study guides on major authors for educational publishers.

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