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Colleen Burke Colleen Burke i(A4727 works by) (a.k.a. Colleen Zeita Burke; Colleen Z. Burke)
Born: Established: 1943 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Australian ; Irish
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Colleen Burke is a poet and biographer and prose writer who grew up in Bondi, Sydney. She has received three small grants from the Literature Board of the Australia Council, two Varuna Writing Fellowships - Eleanor Dark Foundation, Katoomba, NSW (1998 and 2002) and a NSW Writers' Fellowship in 2000. (NSW Ministry for the Arts). She has taught creative writing and oral history.

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  • Burke has also written a broadside poem, 'Mountains: Poem' (1992), a biography of author Amy Hall, and edited a volume of case histories of people with disabilities.
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