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Emily Stewart Emily Stewart i(A101899 works by) (a.k.a. Emily Anne Stewart)
Also writes as: 'Bernie Malley'
Born: Established: 1987 ;
Gender: Female
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Stewart grew up in Junee. She graduated with an Honours degree in English literature from the Australian National University in 2009. She has been commissioning editor of Seizure, and a book editor at NewSouth Publishing. In 2014, she was a resident artist at the Arteles Creative Centre, Finland. Her first collection of poetry, Knocks, was published in 2016. In 2018, she was poetry editor at Giramondo Publishing.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2021 shortlisted Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest for 'Running Time'.
2019 shortlisted Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest for unpublished manuscript 'The Song of the Year'.
2017 highly commended The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for ‘Conglomerate’

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Knocks Sydney : Vagabond Press , 2016 9539400 2016 selected work poetry

'Knocks is the debut collection from one of the most exacting writers of Australian poetry’s new wave. Stewart’s poetry consistently surprises in its formal range, encompassing sonnets, erasures and found poetry, and striking at the level of the image –“the computer ecstasy of first-person”. The collection conveys the sense of an extended, “stretched” present, politically shadowed, where “it is commendable / to sign up each day, but better / to maintain a patina of disobedient / actions, shoplifting or whatever”.' (Source: Publisher's website)

2015 inaugural winner The Noel Rowe Poetry Award Manuscript title: Up High
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