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Christina Armstrong Christina Armstrong i(A90730 works by) (a.k.a. Chris Armstrong)
Gender: Female
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Christina Armstrong 'completed a Masters in Creative Writing in 2004 at the University of Wollongong and from this her first novel, Blue, was shortlisted for the 2005 Australian Vogel Literary Award (Allen & Unwin). She originally trained as a journalist and has worked in a variety of careers from public relations to life modelling ... She has won several awards for her poetry and writing and is in 2010, worked on her second novel, which formed the basis for her application to the ASA Mentorship programme.'

Source: Australian Society of Authors website,

Sighted: 15/12/2010

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017-2018 shortlisted The Noel Rowe Poetry Award for Silage
2015 shortlisted The Noel Rowe Poetry Award For the manuscript The Watershed.
2014 shortlisted The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize For 'Exile'.

Awards for Works

Exile i "In the beginning I carried fireflies for fuel,", 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 218 2015; (p. 86-87) Groundswell: The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Artists 2021; (p. 24-25)
2014 second place The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize
Meditations on Walking i "I - How to use 0ne's legs.", 2013 single work poetry
— Appears in: Ipswich Poetry Feast 2013;
2013 highly commended Ipswich Poetry Feast Awards Joy Chambers & Reg Grundy Award – Open Age Other Poetry
y separately published work icon Blue 2005 (Manuscript version)x401486 Z1216427 2005 single work novel
2005 shortlisted The Australian / Vogel National Literary Award (for an unpublished manuscript)
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