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Louise Wakeling Louise Wakeling i(A12039 works by) (a.k.a. Louise Katherine Wakeling; Louise Katherine Shave)
Born: Established: 1950 Arncliffe, Arncliffe - Bexley - Rockdale area, Rockdale - Kogarah area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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Louise Wakeling was educated at the University of New South Wales and Adelaide University. She has worked as freelance editor and as a teacher in university, TAFE colleges, NSW prisons and secondary schools.

Most Referenced Works

Affiliation Notes

  • Her connection with SA is not known, but she has a thesis from Adelaide University, 1974

Awards for Works

Paragliding in a War Zone i "The houses are burnt, peppered with bullet-holes;", 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Sun and Sleet 2006; (p. 97)
commended New England Review Poetry Competition
Beach v Hanlan 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: Five Bells , March vol. 3 no. 2 1996; (p. 7-8)
1995 joint winner Australian/Olympic Sports Poet Award
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