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Tony Lintermans Tony Lintermans i(A91 works by) (a.k.a. Anthony Lintermans)
Born: Established: Dandenong, Dandenong area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Tony Lintermans, of Belgian, Irish and English heritage, spent much of his early life in the bush. He has been awarded a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree and a Diploma of Education. He has worked as a teacher, editor and a scriptwriter for television and radio and has subscribed to membership of PEN, the Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW), and AMG. He has won wide literary recognition, that has included being short-listed for the Banjo Awards (Poetry) and South Australia's Arts Festival Poetry Prize for his collection The Shed Manifesto. He won the Harold Kesteven Poetry Prize in 1988 and in the same year his story 'Dolores, Vinnie and the Dentist,' won the Asiaweek Magazine prize and 'Visa Application for the Chaosta Brave' was a prize winner in the FAW Victoria short story awards. In 1989, 'What Would Sasha Say?' won The Age short story competition, and 'Skid Row: A Love Story,' won the $5000 Springvale short story prize.

His documentary, Ibrahim, won best film at the 1986 ATOM awards. His writing for children includes Hugo Rapp and the Hoop Snake, published by Martin Educational in 1988.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Self-Portrait at Sixty i "What am I? A crushed hominid.", 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 329 2011; (p. 43)
2011 joint winner Peter Porter Poetry Prize Joint winner with Judith Bishop (for 'Openings').
The Pleasures of Eczema 1993 single work short story
— Appears in: The Age , 8 January 1993; (p. 9) Below the Waterline : 31 Australian Writers Choose Their Best Short Stories 1999; (p. 205-213)
1992 joint winner The Age Short Story Competition

Known archival holdings

University of New South Wales Australian Defence Force Academy Australian Defence Force Academy Library (ACT)
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