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Anne Fairbairn Anne Fairbairn i(A24125 works by)
Born: Established: 1948 ;
Gender: Female
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Poet and granddaughter of poet and politician George Houston Reid (1845-1918), Anne Fairbairn has published widely. Her bio-note in The Opening of Borders reads: 'As a "bridge-builder", trying to build understanding between cultures, she has been involved in building a bridge of poems between Australia and the Arab world since 1980' (p 45).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

1998 Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For services to literature as a poet and to international relations, particularly between Australia and the Middle East.

Awards for Works

High Country Dreaming i "Here, in the vast intensity of silence,", 1995 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 March 1995; (p. 7) Sunlines : An Anthology of Poetry to Celebrate Australia's Harmony in Diversity 2002; (p. xxi-xxii)

— Appears in: Whispers from the Faraway South : Translations of Selected Australian Poetry 1999; (p. 154-162)
1995 winner Banjo Paterson Writing Awards Open Poetry
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