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Jennifer Crone Jennifer Crone i(9651619 works by)
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Awards for Works

Our Lady of the Fence Post UWAP Poetry Club , 2016 selected work poetry

'Our Lady of the Fence Post is an imaginative response to news reports of the appearance of a Marian apparition on the construction site of a memorial for victims of the Bali bombing at Coogee, Sydney, in January 2003.

'One year after 9/11, terrorists had bombed Paddy’s Irish Pub and the Sari Club in Kuta, Bali, killing 202 people, including 88 Australians. Within days of the report of the Marian apparition huge crowds started visiting the site, dubbed ‘Our Lady of the Fence Post’ by the press.

'Our Lady of the Fence Post tells the story of the ‘war on terror’, from the Bali bombing to ISIS suicide bombing in 2015, from the point of view of locals in the fictional setting of Sunshine Bay, in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted Asher Literary Award
2016 commended The Fellowship of Australian Writers Victoria Inc. National Literary Awards FAW Anne Elder Poetry Award
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