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Beverley George Beverley George i(A76205 works by)
Born: Established: 1941 Adelaide, South Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Poet and short story writer, Beverley George has worked as a technical writer/editor for CSIRO and has produced and edited Yellow Moon magazine.

In 2006 George founded Eucalypt, Australia's first literary journal dedicated to tanka. She has been a Writing Fellow of the Fellowship of Australian Writers and President of HaikuOz, the Australian Haiku Society. Her international first prizes for haiku and tanka include the Third Ashiya International Festa (Japan), the British Haiku Society James W. Hackett Award, the World Haiku Club R. H. Blyth Award and first prize in the Tanka Society of America International Competition 2006 and a high mention in the same competition. George's first book for children, the Primary Reader Sneeze Power, was published in 2006 in the Gigglers Gold series.

George is the mother of Meredith Ferris (q.v.).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2016 winner Eastwood / Hills Regional Annual Literary Awards Poetry for Night-stepping
2009 second prize for The Man Who Stole the Sydney Opera House Society of Women Writers, New South Wales, Awards National Short Story Competition
2008 Highly Commended for Brown Hill Creek Society of Women Writers, New South Wales, Awards National Poetry Competition

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Only in silence =​ しじまに しじまに Pearl Beach : Beverley George , 2017 14964407 2017 selected work poetry

A collection of seventeen tanka sequences.

2018 highly commended SWW Book Awards Poetry
y separately published work icon Empty Garden : Tanka Sydney : Yellow Moon , 2006 Z1350061 2006 selected work poetry
2007 commended SWW Book Awards Poetry
Presence i "He braces his legs", 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , [August] no. 33 2006; (p. 64)
2005 winner The Vera Newsom Poetry Award
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