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Shane McCauley Shane McCauley i(A20243 works by)
Born: Established: 1954 Surrey,
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1959
Heritage: English
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McCauley was born in Surrey, England, but lived mostly in Western Australia from the age of five. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Western Australia in 1977 and an MA from the University of Sydney in 1983. Since then McCauley has lectured in English for Midland TAFE and Edith Cowan University. In 1978 his play 'The All-Nite Cafe' was produced in Perth. In 1993 he was the recipient of a Senior Writers' Fellowship from the Australia Council. McCauley was a founding member of the performance group Poetry in Motion.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 commended Scribes Writers Scribes Writers 'Poetic Licence' Poetry Competition Free Verse for 'Glass Bridge, China'.
2016 highly commended Ethel Webb Bundell Literary Award Poetry Awards for Three Nude Sketches
2015 commended Tom Collins Poetry Prize for Sister Loyola

Awards for Works

Trakl to Grete i "I do not know which casually flung stone", 2002-2003 single work poetry
— Appears in: Five Bells , Summer vol. 10 no. 1 2002-2003; (p. 30) The Broadway Poetry Prize 2002 2003; (p. 22-25) Glassmaker 2005; (p. 101-105)
2002 highly commended The Broadway Poetry Prize
Dionysus to Artemis i "May I call you 'sister'?", 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Sudden Alchemy : Selected Australian Poetry 1998; (p. 161-165)
1981 second Tom Collins Poetry Prize
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