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Lidija Cvetkovic Lidija Cvetkovic i(A8296 works by) (a.k.a. Lidija Cvetkovic-Medosh)
Born: Established: 1967
Ex Yugoslavia,
Eastern Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1980
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Lidija Cvetkovic completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Queensland after emigrating to Australia. She has travelled widely and worked as a teacher and as a psychologist. As well as writing poetry, Lidija Cvetkovic writes and performs dramatic monologues and performance pieces.

Most Referenced Works


  • Author writes in these languages: ENGLISH

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon War is Not the Season for Figs Newtown : Vagabond Press , 2001 Z823140 2001 selected work poetry This volume of multicultural writing contains some 33 short poems, several of which were published during the preceding decade. Arranged under three thematic headings - Reliable Magic, The Process of Separation and Luminous - the poems often feature reflections of a single persona. Youthful memories of family life, marital and unrequited love in the Balkan motherland are recalled and circumscribed by the aftermath of recent civil strife and war.
2005 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
2005 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Community Relations Commission Award
2003 inaugural winner Queensland Poetry Festival Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript
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