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Leon Trainor Leon Trainor i(A18600 works by) (a.k.a. Leonard Archer Trainor)
Born: Established: 1945 Geraldton, Geraldton area, Dongara - Geraldton - Northampton area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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Leon Trainor grew up in Western Australia where he completed a B. A. (Hons.) in French at the University of Western Australia. He spent two years in France and central Italy. Trainor worked in the public service in Western Australia before moving to Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, where he worked as a Director in the Department of Transport and Regional Services. (Publisher's blurb, Livio (1988)).


Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2010 recipient ACT Arts Grant to assist with costs of publishing a volume of poetry in 2010 - $1,500

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon In Country Woden : Bat Trang Road Press , 2012 6488376 2012 selected work poetry
2013 highly commended ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Poetry
y separately published work icon Before Afterwards Port Adelaide : Indigo , 2009 Z1627493 2009 selected work poetry 'Leon Trainor's fourth collection of poems. It spans major events in his life, including the early years of his marriage and experience of Europe, a crisis of love and faith and the final illness and death of his wife. The collection culminates in the poet's encounters with Asia through his work and travels in the region. Trainor captures those circumstances that had a profound impact on him. Such moments, often found in the small events of daily life, are full of wonderment and beauty. They continue to the present day.' (Publisher's blurb)
2010 winner ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Poetry
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