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John Croyston John Croyston i(A5197 works by) (a.k.a. John Frederick Croyston)
Born: Established: 7 Mar 1933 Enfield, Ashfield - Burwood area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 23 May 2007 Greenwich, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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John Croyston began life in inner Sydney but moved to the Georges River area during World War II as his father thought the family would be safer there. Croyston attended Hurlstone Agricultural High School and then studied at The University of Sydney. He worked for several years as a teacher before going on to work at the ABC. From 1958 to 1964 Croyston was a radio producer with the Drama and Features Department, writing and producing many features, as well as producing drama. He co-produced The Poet's Tongue on ABC Radio National for ten years and wrote for the weekly arts programme Quality Street. His poetry was published in Australia's major literary journals including Meanjin, Overland, Quadrant and Southerly.

In his retirement Croyston spent time in Greece, Spain and Ireland.

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