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Judith Bishop Judith Bishop i(A3724 works by)
Born: Established: 1972 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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Judith Bishop is a poet, amateur translator and professional linguist. Her first poetry collection, Event won the Anne Elder award and was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Awards C.J. Dennis Prize, the Queensland Premier's Awards Judith Wright Calanthe Award and the ASAL Mary Gilmore Prize. Her other awards include the Australian Book Review Poetry prize (2006) and the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship (2002-2004). Her poems have appeared in The Best Australian Poems for 2006, 2007, and 2008 and The Best Australian Poetry for 2006 and 2007. Her translations from French (Philippe Jaccottet, Gérard Macé) have been published in journals in Australia and overseas. She lives in Sydney.

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y separately published work icon Interval St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2018 13514494 2018 selected work poetry

'Bishop’s attentive poetic gaze unfailingly reveals the luminous. In Interval, her poems – many addressed to a lover, or to children – explore intimacy, solitude and the ‘chemical mess’ of human love. As Carl Phillips said of Event, ‘These are splendid poems indeed, whose intelligence, vision, and sheer beauty at every turn persuade.’ '  (Publication summary)

2019 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
Openings 2011 sequence poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 329 2011; (p. 46) Thirty Australian Poets 2011; (p. 38-40)
2011 joint winner Peter Porter Poetry Prize Joint winner with Tony Lintermans (for 'Self-Portrait at Sixty').
T/here i "This is not a place for candles, or the scent of red cedar", 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 299 2008; (p. 41) The Best Australian Poems 2008 2008; (p. 9-10) Alice Missing in Wonderland and Other Poems 2008; (p. 13)
2008 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize Prize known as the ABR Poetry Prize in 2008.
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