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Mary Morris Mary Morris i(A6064 works by)
Born: Established: 1944
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Scotland,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1972
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BiographyHistory

Encouraged by W. Hart-Smith in 1976, Morris started writing poetry while in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital's psychiatric ward; Let Me Learn the Steps was published in the following year. Morris has written plays for young people, as well as for mainstream theatre and television. The mother of five children, she has lived in Western Australia for some years. She was an entrant in the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards in 2000, and her unpublished manuscript submissions to this are held in the Queensland State Library (John Oxley Library) and Queensland Performing Arts Centre (Gladys Moncrieff Library of the Performing Arts).

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Blabbermouth : The Play 1993 (Manuscript version)x401001 Z793742 1993 single work drama children's humour young adult
1994 winner AWGIE Awards Children's Award Adaptation
form y separately published work icon Police Rescue ( dir. Michael Carson et. al. )agent 1989 Sydney Australia : Southern Star Xanadu ABC Television , 1989-1996 Z1703864 1989 series - publisher film/TV

An Australian television series which deals with the New South Wales Police Rescue Squad and its work attending to various incidents from road accidents to train crashes.

1996 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
1994 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series

Known archival holdings

State Library of Queensland John Oxley Library (Qld)
Queensland Performing Arts Centre - Gladys Moncrieff Library of the Performing Arts (QLD)
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