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Vanessa Proctor Vanessa Proctor i(A58579 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Originally from the UK, Vanessa Proctor travelled extensively before settling in Australia. She has a Masters degree in Creative Writing and has been HaikuOz Contact officer for Sydney. She first became interested in haiku while teaching English in Japan in the early 1990s. Her haiku have been published in Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. Awards for her work include the Ritsumeikan University Peace Museum Award and the Kyoto Foundation Essay Award.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 second place Tom Collins Poetry Prize

For 'Orbit'.

Awards for Works

Crossing the Harbour Bridge i "It's late and there have boon some", 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Anthology 2015; (p. 34)
2014 commended W. B. Yeats Poetry Prize for Australia
Darwin's Gardener, 1881 i "He moons about the garden", 2011-2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Images , December - February 2011-2012; (p. 14)
2010 winner Society of Women Writers, New South Wales, Awards Poetry Competition
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