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Robin Sheiner Robin Sheiner i(A8947 works by)
Born: Established: 1940 Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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Robin Sheiner is a fifth generation Australian descended from one of Western Australia's pioneer families. She also has many aboriginal relatives. Sheiner left school at fourteen and travelled widely, working at a variety of jobs. She attended Perth College and the University of Western Australia. Sheiner worked as a journalist on the West Australian and later at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children. After graduating in 1961 she gained a midwifery certificate, topping the year at King George V Hospital in Sydney. Sheiner began writing in 1980 after partially completing an arts degree. She married into an immigrant family. Her short stories have been read on radio and published in The Bulletin literary supplement.

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