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Dyan Blacklock Dyan Blacklock i(A16115 works by)
Born: Established: 1951 ;
Gender: Female
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Dyan Blacklock took up the role of publisher at Omnibus Books in 1997. As well as the books listed in AustLit she has written a children's history of the ancient Olympic Games, Olympia: Warrior Athletes of Ancient Greece (2000). In 2005 Blacklock became the fifty-fourth recipient of the May Gibbs Children's Trust Fellowship and the first winner from Brisbane.

Blacklock has been convenor of the Australian Children's Publishing Committee, a member of the Australian Publishers' Association board and a founding member of the Australian Children's Literature Alliance board. In 2010 she was appointed to the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2005 May Gibbs Children's Literature Trust Fellowship
2001 recipient Centenary Medal For service to Australian society and literature

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Crash! The Search for the Stinson Norwood : Omnibus Books , 1999 Z820304 1999 single work information book children's adventure
2000 honour book CBCA Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
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