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Alexander Craig Alexander Craig i(A29822 works by) (a.k.a. Leslie Craig; Alexander Leslie Craig)
Born: Established: 22 Feb 1923 Malvern, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 1996 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Alexander Craig attended the University of Melbourne, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours, and a Diploma of Education. He served in New Guinea, Cape York and Thursday Island with the A.I.F. from 1942-1946. After the war, he became Senior English Master at Mount Scopus College in Victoria. In the 1990s he was a co-presenter of the Sunday lunchtime jazz program broadcast on Sydney's 2MBS FM

Craig's poetry has been published in anthologies, and in Australian and international literary journals, such as Meanjin, Poetry, Southerly and Voices.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

That Country i "This flight of birds now, but too far off for naming,", 1977 single work poetry
— Appears in: When No-One is Looking : Poems 1977; (p. 53-56)
1976 commended C.J. Dennis Memorial Poetry Competition Open Section
A Singing Match i "When phosphorescent grains were strewn on high,", 1950 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 20 October vol. 1 no. 15 1950; (p. 232) Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 1954; (p. 28-30)
1950 joint winner Australian Week-End Review Literary Competition Second competition of 1950.
The First Voyagers i "Three men of Ireland left its air", 1950 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 3 November vol. 1 no. 16 1950; (p. 248) Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 1954; (p. 9) Australian Signpost : An Anthology Edited for the Canberra Fellowship of Australian Writers 1956; (p. 129)
1950 joint winner Australian Week-End Review Literary Competition Second competition of 1950.
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