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Junice Direen Junice Direen i(A22000 works by)
Born: Established: 1950 Auckland, Auckland (Region), North Island,
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1984
Heritage: New Zealander
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Junice Direen was born in Auckland, New Zealand. She migrated to Adelaide, South Australia in 1984 and later became an Australian citizen.

Direen began writing in 1989. She has been a long-term member of Friendly Street Poets and, in 1999, was Deputy Chair of the Board of the SA Writers' Centre. She was also a founding member of the Fleurieu Writers.

Direen has taught creative writing for Onkaparinga TAFE and has been the City of Onkaparinga Council poet for a Crime, Community, Environment, Art and Design project.

Most Referenced Works


  • Author writes in these languages: ENGLISH

Affiliation Notes

  • Born elsewhere; moved to SA
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