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Tim Metcalf Tim Metcalf i(A13902 works by) (a.k.a. Timothy John Metcalf)
Born: Established: 1961 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Tim Metcalf graduated in medicine from Melbourne University in 1984, and in literature from Deakin University in 1995. A general practitioner with experience in rural Australia, the UK and British Columbia, who gave up medical practice to become a full-time poet and writer in 1999, Metcalf has also been involved in the Australian Rural Medicine Oral Project in History for the National Library of Australia. He has published poetry since 1988 and promoted it weekly on community radio. Metcalf was commended for his poem 'The Trapped Bird' in the International Yellow Moon Literary Competition and was commended for 'Reaching Past' in the 2000 ACT Beyond the Margin Prize. Other articles and poems appear in medical journals and are listed in the Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database maintained by the New York University School of Medicine.

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Personal Awards

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Verbal Medicine : Twenty-One Contemporary Clinician Poets of Australia & New Zealand with Introduction, Historical Sketch and Select Bibliography Charnwood : Ginninderra Press , 2006 Z1307469 2006 anthology poetry

'One hundred poems, a historical sketch and select bibliography record a blossoming of poetry concerned to locate the human firmly at the centre of a clinical world that often has other priorities.' (Publication summary)

2007 winner ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Poetry
The Good Hope 2005 sequence poetry
— Appears in: Blast , no. 3 (New series) 2006; (p. 55)
2005 inaugural winner Australian Capital Territory Poetry Prize Rosemary Dobson Award for an Unpublished Poem by an Australian Poet
y separately published work icon Into the No Zone Charnwood : Ginninderra Press , 2003 Z1010303 2003 selected work poetry
2004 highly commended ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Poetry
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