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Martin Langford Martin Langford i(A29488 works by)
Born: Established: 1952 Plymouth, Devon (County),
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: ca. 1960
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Martin Langford has worked as a teacher and has been an active member of the New South Wales Poets' Union.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 shortlisted The Newcastle Poetry Prize for 'The Boy from the War Veteran's Home'.
2015 recipient Creative Industries Career Fund to travel to Columbia where he has been invited to represent Australia at the Medellin International Poetry Festival in July.
2013 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships New Work - Established Writers Poetry

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Human Project : New and Selected Poems Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2010 Z1667927 2010 selected work poetry This collection places Langford’s work in a substantially new light – judicious, and in some cases significantly rewritten selections from his previous five books as well as a book-length selection of new poems make the case for a major poet in mid-career. The Human Project gives readers an opportunity to follow the trajectory of Langford’s poetry, which considers our experience in the face of what he sees as the hierarchical instinct of our biological inheritance. As well as meditations on the strangeness and fragility of the idea of the human, there are poems on the environment, on literature, and on contemporary Australian life.
2010 shortlisted Festival Awards for Literature (SA) Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature John Bray Award for Poetry
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