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Claire Potter Claire Potter i(A72322 works by)
Born: Established: 1975 Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Claire Potter studied at the University of Western Australia and in Paris, France, completing a Masters in Psychoanalysis at Université Paris VII in 2005. She received a Katharine Susannah Prichard Emerging Writer in Residence Award in 2006 and lived and worked in London, United Kingdom as a writer and translator.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Swallow Parkville : Five Islands Press , 2010 Z1750902 2010 selected work poetry 'Composed of four sections beginning with the persona of a fabled sea-diver clutching seaweed in her hands and culminating in the wing-beat of a giant kinetic bird, Swallow expands the mythological flight of a migratory bird into a credence of vagrancy, refracted through images drawn from tides, letters, beehives and oranges. These poems are bites of empty sky brimming with the tension of a lightning storm. Swallow has all the sensuousness of Potter's earlier work; her poems are beautifully wrought, resounding.' -- (From the publisher's website.)
2012 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
2011 commended Australian Capital Territory Poetry Prize Judith Wright Award for a Published Collection by an Australian Poet
2011 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry
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