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Heather Cam Heather Cam i(A1806 works by) (birth name: Heather Johnstone) (a.k.a. Heather Kay Cam)
Also writes as: Heather Johnstone
Born: Established: 1955 Boston, Massachusetts,
United States of America (USA),
Gender: Female
Heritage: Canadian
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Daughter of John Keith Johnstone, Heather Cam came to Adelaide in 1977 from Canada on a postgraduate scholarship following a BA Hons (Queen's). She has an MA (Adelaide), MA (York), and PhD (Reading). Cam has held positions in the fields of reviewing and editing, including poetry reviewer for the Sydney Morning Herald (1988-1998) and Senior Editor for the publishers Hale & Iremonger and Penguin Books. She has read at a number of venues and was on the Poets' Union Poetry on Wheels Tour of northern NSW in 1994.

Most Referenced Works

Affiliation Notes

  • Visited or worked in SA for a period

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Majestic Rollerink Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1996 Z228212 1996 selected work poetry
1996 commended NBC Banjo Awards NBC Turnbull Fox Phillips Poetry Prize
y separately published work icon Poetry Australia The Moon's Hook no. 125 Berrima : South Head Press , 1990 Z200750 1990 periodical issue
1991 commended ASAL Awards Mary Gilmore Award for a First Book of Poetry
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