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Jenny Summerville Jenny Summerville i(A10294 works by) (a.k.a. Jennifer Summerville; J. Summerville)
Born: Established: Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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Born in Sydney, Summerville moved to the Kimberleys in 1966 and started writing there. She worked as a secretary, barmaid, and advertising copywriter. In 1983, Summerville had the distinction of being the first woman to win the Australian/Vogel award with her novel Shields of Trell. Her writing for the local Taree radio station was nominated (2003 and 2006) and won (2003) best station-produced commercial in the Australian Commercial Radio Awards. Summerville also continued her work as a sculptor.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Shields of Trell North Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 1984 Z402674 1984 single work novel science fiction young adult 'Lira, Peaty and Rex weren't suposed to play with the controls of the spacebus. But they had - and now they were blasting out of their home galaxy, towards the unknown.' Source: Libraries Australia.
1983 winner The Australian / Vogel National Literary Award (for an unpublished manuscript)

Known archival holdings

University of New South Wales Australian Defence Force Academy Australian Defence Force Academy Library (ACT)
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