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Keith Russell Keith Russell i(A10115 works by)
Also writes as: Wendy Bunyan ; Malcontent Grazier
Born: Established: 1948 Casino, Casino area, Far Northeast NSW, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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'Keith Russell has published poetry continuously and widely since 1971. Between 1978-80 he co-edited and published a literary journal, Riverrun. From 1986-89 he was the poetry reviewer/critic for Quadrant. He edited and published the Fellowship of Australian Authors bi-monthly journal Writers Voice (1991-2); reviewed poetry and fiction for the Newcastle Herald (1985-96); and, was the Poetry Editor for the Newcastle Herald (1992-97). His recent work has shifted focus to web publication along with poetic letters to the editor of the major daily newspapers, the Australian and the Sydney Morning Herald.' (Biography provided courtesy of the author).

Most Referenced Works


  • Russell has an unpublished volume of poetry,'The Australian Idiot' and has jointly recorded with Ross Bennett (q.v.) The Belly Laughs Twice (1976) in the Riverrun Poets series.

Awards for Works

A Sugar Bag Filled with Fish i "ONE : I think", 1985 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , March no. 100 1985; (p. 40-45)

— Appears in: Echange Sud 1989; (p. 160-171)
1985 winner Poetry Australia Prize
Sea Scape i "there were no boats to leave", 1973 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , no. 48 1973; (p. 8-9)
1973 winner Farmer's Poetry Prize Under 25 section.
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