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Jessie Bate Jessie Bate i(A826 works by) (a.k.a. Jessica Bate)
Born: Established: 1929 Yorkshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1986
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BiographyHistory

Jessie Bate left school at the age of 14, going back to it in middle age to reach Honours Degree status in 1974. She became a teacher. She has short stories and poems published in literary magazines and broadcast on the BBC, and won the H E Bates Short Story Award, 1984.

She came to Australia in 1986. She has retired, and enjoys, as she says, "most outdoor things; walking, swimming, birdwatching, gardening". She also does a variety of craftwork. She is a member of the ARPA, PROBUS and the Writers' Centre, and organizes a local writers' group.

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  • Born elsewhere; moved to SA
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