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Kevin Brophy Kevin Brophy i(A27910 works by) (a.k.a. Kevin John Brophy)
Born: Established: 1949 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Poet, essayist and novelist Kevin Brophy was educated by Jesuits and later studied literature and psychology at the University of Melbourne. His poetry has been widely anthologised and he has reviewed regularly for Reading Time. Brophy has published a number of study guides on contemporary fiction and is co-founder and co-editor of Going Down Swinging. He has also contributed book notes for Victorian Council of Adult Education Reading Groups.

Brophy has been an Associate Professor, teaching creative writing, at the University of Melbourne and has supervised many developing Australian writers.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Papers held at ADFA MSS G91.

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Literature Keesing Studio $20,000.00

2014 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Residencies Six month residency at the BR Whiting Studio, Rome, 2 February - 31 July 2015
2005 Australia Council Literature Board Grants Grants for Established Writers $25,000 for poetry.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Look at the Lake Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2018 14451231 2018 selected work poetry

'These poems were written across 2016 when Kevin Brophy was living in the remote community of Mulan, home to the Walmajarri speaking custodians of the Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) around Lake Paruku (Lake Gregory in many maps) in Western Australia.' (Summary)

2019 winner Australian Centre Literary Awards Wesley Michel Wright Prize in Poetry
Still Life with Blood Orange i "With a finger stained by its blood I mark the page", 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Montreal International Poetry Prize : 2015 Longlist 2015;
2015 longlisted International Awards Montreal International Poetry Prize
Elena! i "We are building the ruins.", 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Montreal International Poetry Prize : 2015 Longlist 2015; Antithesis , no. 26 2016; (p. 18) Axon : Creative Explorations , vol. 6 no. 1 2016;
2015 longlisted International Awards Montreal International Poetry Prize
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