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Glyn Parry Glyn Parry i(A1594 works by)
Born: Established: 1959
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: ca. 1972
Heritage: English
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BiographyHistory

Glyn Parry was born in the north-east of England. He arrived in Australia at the age of twelve and has lived in Western Australia ever since. He gained a B.A. majoring in English in 1983; a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) in 1984; a Master of Arts by research (2000) and a PHD in 2006. He was a teacher with the Western Australian Education Department in 1984-1996 and 2005-2007. His ministerial appointments include: Youth Panel, Australia Council (2000-2001); Library Board of Western Australia (2001-2004); the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Advisory Council (2002-2005) and the Literature Board, Australia Council (2003-2007). Parry moved to Geraldton, Western Australia in 2005. Parry also wrote non-fiction works for children.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Harry and Luke Sydney : Hodder Headline Australia , 2002 Z986290 2002 single work children's fiction children's adventure
2002 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Children's Books
y separately published work icon Scooterboy Sydney : Hodder Children's Books , 1999 Z48827 1999 single work novel young adult 'In the summer of her seventeenth birthday, Sam meets the scooter boy. has there ever been a guy like him - cool, sexy, mysterious? Not in Hidden Valley with its small town gossip and redneck ways. Something's happening. Something big. Will this be the year for letting go?' - back cover
2001 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Older Readers
1999 winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Young Adults Dymocks Perth City Store Young Adult Award
Dawn Chorus 1998 single work short story young adult fantasy
— Appears in: Fantastic Worlds 1998; (p. 63-72) Invisible Girl Stories 2003; (p. 56-65) The West Australian , 14 December 2004; (p. 10)
1998 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Best Horror Short Story

Known archival holdings

Lu Rees Archives (ACT)
Library and Information Service of Western Australia Library & Information Service of WA (WA)
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