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John Millett John Millett i(A30366 works by) (a.k.a. John Antill Millett)
Born: Established: 1921 Woollahra, Sydney Eastern Harbourside, Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Millett was an air gunner in England during the Second World War. A trained lawyer, he became the managing editor of Poetry Australia in 1967. After the death of Grace Perry, Millett was editor of Poetry Australia from 1988 to 1992 and then helped to establish the Poetry Australia Fund which was instrumental in the establishment in 2002 of the magazine Blue Dog: Australian Poetry. He published and reviewed extensively in Australia, the UK and the USA and performed in theatre at La Maison de la Poesie in Paris. 

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

1999 Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For service to literature as editor of Poetry Australia.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Iceman : An Expansive Narrative Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1999 Z98513 1999 sequence poetry war literature
2000 winner Victorian Premier's Literary Awards The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry
y separately published work icon A War, Fox Skin, Sermon and Wild Fire 1994 (Manuscript version)x401499 Z1231494 1994 single work short story historical fiction
1994 winner RSL Story Writing Competition Fiction Category
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