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Philip Roberts (International) assertion Philip Roberts i(A19166 works by) (a.k.a. Phil Roberts)
Born: Established: 1938 Quebec,
Gender: Male
Visitor assertion Arrived in Australia: 1967 Departed from Australia: 1979
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Canadian Philip Roberts studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, taught English in Spain and worked for two years as a sub-editor for Reuters. He moved to Australia in 1967, taught English at the University of Sydney between 1967 and 1979, when he returned to Canada. Roberts was poetry editor for the Sydney Morning Herald from 1970 to 1974. Roberts founded Island Press in 1970, and from his flat in North Sydney produced a number of collections of Australian verse, including the annual volume Poet's Choice between 1970-1979.

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Personal Awards

2017 recipient Order of Australia Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) For service to the community of Ballarat.

Known archival holdings

National Library of Australia (ACT)
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