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Susan Bradley Smith Susan Bradley Smith i(A81166 works by)
Writing name for: Susan Pfisterer
Gender: Female
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Susan Bradley Smith is a Melbourne-based writer. She has taught at Alia College, an alternative school, and is an Honorary Research Associate in English at La Trobe University.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 shortlisted Red Room Poetry Fellowship
2013 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Residencies Six month residency at the Whiting studio, Rome, 2 February - 31 July 2016

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Beds for All Who Come Parkville : Five Islands Press , 2014 8026213 2014 selected work poetry

'Three mothers, three daughters, a girl on fire. Female butchers and bloody poets. Flight after flight into history. Dressing, all dressing for the end of the world. An astonishing volume. – John Schad, Professor of Modern Literature, Lancaster University

'Susan Bradley Smith presses at the limits of poetry, not in the sense of formal experimentation but in poetry’s capacity to embrace the lives of others. – Paul Kane Professor of English, Vassar College

'This is a rich and evocative exploration of relations between daughters and mothers, daughters and absent fathers, and between the poet and her literary (and intellectual) ancestors. – Jennifer Warrzinek Professor of English, Freie Universität Berlin

'As a poet, Susan Bradley Smith has perfect pitch: metrical, musical, imagistic… I would put her in the small and select category of poets who never let the violence of emotion interfere with poetic rigour. – Janette Turner Hospital' (Publication summary)

2015 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Judith Wright Calanthe Award
2015 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry
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