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Brendan Ryan Brendan Ryan i(A22755 works by)
Born: Established: 1963 Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Brendan Ryan grew up on a dairy farm at Panmure, Victoria. He has been employed as a teacher and in 1999 completed an Honours degree in English at La Trobe University. In 2001 he received an Emerging Writers Grant from the Australia Council, and in 2005 he received a Developing Writers Grant. A Collingwood supporter, in 2008 he was living in Portarlington, Victoria.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

A Paddock in His Head 2007 selected work poetry A collection of poems focussed on memories of the poet's upbringing in a dairying community in Victoria and his transition from country to city life.
2008 shortlisted Australian Capital Territory Poetry Prize Judith Wright Award for a Published Collection by an Australian Poet
Back Roads, Local Roads "canola's chemical yellow rises above the fence line", Australian Book Review , March no. 279 2006 single work poetry
2006 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize Prize known as the ABR Poetry Prize in 2006.
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