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Audrey Molloy Audrey Molloy i(9657784 works by)
Born: Established: Dublin, Dublin (County),
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Ireland,
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1998
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BiographyHistory

'Audrey Molloy was born in Dublin and grew up in the coastal village of Blackwater, County Wexford. In 1998 she moved to Sydney where she works as a medical writer and editor.' (Source : Overland website)

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2022 shortlisted Red Room Poetry Fellowship
2020 shortlisted The Newcastle Poetry Prize for 'Ephemera'.
2019 second place The Newcastle Poetry Prize Mother, I am Your Mother Now

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Important Things Ireland : The Gallery Press , 2021 21823184 2021 selected work poetry

'‘I blame Madonna’ is the arresting opening of one of the poems in Audrey Molloy’s remarkable and distinctive first collection, The Important Things. In an unusual display of different forms the book resounds with echoes of other writers but is the work of a true original. From ‘What We Learned at Loreto’ to ‘Lockdown Boogie’ it explores the surreal, the dreamt and the down-to-earth everyday in images laced with humour, science and sex. It chronicles the end of a marriage and the discovery of new love and renewed passion. ‘Know you tried’ concludes the book’s opening section. Its second part comprises a sequence of poems that mourn her mother, savour memories and rue missed opportunities. The Important Things is a woman’s tale reported in feisty, sensual and beautiful poetry.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 winner Anne Elder Award
A Brief History of Smoking i "I blame Madonna. My fingerless lace gloves got me busted.", 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: In Your Hands 2020; (p. 76-77)
This poem is in seven numbered parts.
2019 shortlisted Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition
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