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Wilbur G. Howcroft Wilbur G. Howcroft i(A34537 works by) (a.k.a. Wilbur Gordon Howcroft; W. G. Howcroft; Wilbur Howcroft)
Born: Established: 28 Aug 1917 Kerang, Kerang area, Kerang - Cohuna - Gunbower area, North West Victoria, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 11 Apr 2004 Culgoa, Quambatook - Sea Lake - Manangatang area, North West Victoria, Victoria,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Wilbur G. Howcroft was a farmer on the family property at Culgoa, and wrote fiction, poetry, short stories and poetry for children. He started writing at the age of 47, and contributed to numerous Australian and international periodicals and journals. His verse and stories have been broadcast on radio, and he appeared on television. He also wrote musical scores.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The Wicked, Wilful Wog i "A much dreaded event which all bushfolk resent", 2002 single work poetry
— Appears in: An Australian Treasury of Popular Verse 2002; (p. 384-385) The Bonze Swagman Award Celebrating 40 Years of Bush Verse 1972-2011 2011; (p. 36)
1982 runner-up The Bronze Swagman Award for Bush Verse
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