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Edward Reilly Edward Reilly i(A33161 works by)
Also writes as: E. Reilly ; Tadhg O Raghailligh
Born: Established: 1944 Adelaide, South Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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After studies at Adelaide Teachers College and Adelaide University, Edward Reilly taught Science and Mathematics for four years in South Australia, then moved to Victoria where he taught Years 7 - 12 English and Literature. He has also worked extensively as a Curriculum Consultant, and in Lithuania (2003). This work was recently recognized by the Lithuanian Republic.

He was awarded an MA (Deakin Uni. 1992) for his thesis on the Irish poet Thomas Kinsella, and completed a PhD (Victoria Uni. 2000) in Creative Writing & Poetics. He has published papers, short stories, poetry and prose in journals and as chapbooks, and has strong interests in Celtic and Baltic literatures. He has translated work from Lithuanian into English, and is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies.

Reilly has also published The Reilly Family History Project. No. 1. A dictionary of names and atlas (1982) and a book about Lithuania, First Snow (2004).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 winner Ada Cambridge Writing Prizes Poetry for 'There Were Limits'.
2013 commended W. B. Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia for To the Rising Sun

Awards for Works

Paradise 2001 single work poetry
— Appears in: Persuasions 2001; (p. 118-120)
2001 winner Max Harris Literary Award Rymill Coonawarra Southeast Award Poetry
Near Moriac i "Quarried, or taken out of fields.", 1994 single work poetry
— Appears in: Four W , no. 5 1994; (p. 124)
1993 3rd prize Deniliquin Poetry Competition
Roadfield Sequence 1994 single work poetry
— Appears in: Four W , no. 5 1994; (p. 120-122)
1993 winner Deniliquin Poetry Competition
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