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Phyllis Perlstone Phyllis Perlstone i(A5992 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Jewish
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BiographyHistory

Phyllis Perlstone, a Sydney poet, first worked as an artist and experimental filmmaker. She turned to poetry full time in 1992, taking courses in poetry at the New School for Social Research in New York. She has gained various awards, including the NSW Women Writers poetry prize in 2004, and was second in the National Women Writers poetry prize in 2005. (Source: Mascara online : http://www.mascarareview.com/article/153/Phyllis_Perlstone/ )

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Awards for Works

The Edge of Everything 2007 selected work poetry

'Don’t turn to this book for the facile or expect platitudes. Perlstone wrenches language and syntax to deliver to you an edgy and unique perspective. Well crafted, these poems are hard-won gems of insight. Follow her lens - she will (to misquote her) ‘... give you a reason to turn somewhere in your own mind'.

— Anna Kerdijk Nicholson' (Publisher's website)

2009 winner Biennial Book Awards Poetry
2008 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
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