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Janeen Samuel Janeen Samuel i(A47362 works by) (a.k.a. J. L. Samuel)
Born: Established: ca. 1947
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
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Janeen Samuel studied Veterinary Science in Queensland and her later PhD was on kangaroos. Australian wildlife has been a continuing focus for her and she published her study Jaw Disease of Macropods in 1978.

Samuel has had commendations for a number of her unpublished stories. These include the Bush Poetry John O'Brien Poetry and Prose competition, 2004 (Highly Commended for 'A Visit from the Duchess'), the FAW Angelo B. Natoli Short Story Award, 2004 (Commended for 'Another's shoes'), the Body in Bourke Street writing competition run by ABC Ballarat in conjunction with the Ballarat Writing Council, 2005 (runner-up with 'Marbellous'), the Trudy Graham Literary Awards 2006 (Highly Commended for 'Intertidal'), the FAW Mary Grant Bruce Award Short Story Award for Children's Literature, 2006 (Highly Commended for her manuscript story for readers aged 10 - 15 years, 'Four on the Fence').

Most Referenced Works

Affiliation Notes

  • Visited or worked in SA for a period

Personal Awards

2019 winner Scribes Writers Scribes Writers 'Poetic Licence' Poetry Competition for A Solution to our Problems
2014 winner Katharine Susannah Prichard Speculative Fiction/Fantasy Award Open Category for Peace Before the Flame
2014 winner Katharine Susannah Prichard Short Fiction Award Open Category for On the Edge

Awards for Works

Sick Lamb i "No way to tell you that you have the best of it", 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2016 2016; (p. 86-87)
2015 winner The Joseph Furphy Commemorative Literary Prize
Easter, Andamooka i "Easter, Andamooka", 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2015 2015; (p. 312-313)
2014 winner Stonnington Prize
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