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Judith Raphael Buckrich Judith Raphael Buckrich i(A9648 works by) (a.k.a. Judith Buckrich)
Born: Established: 1950 Budapest,
Eastern Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1958
Heritage: Hungarian
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Judith Buckrich obtained a Bachelor of Education in Media Studies and Drama and was made a Doctor of Philosophy from Melbourne University for her biography of George Turner. She has worked as a translator from Hungarian into English, and as Multicultural Arts Coordinator with the Victorian State Government. She has been a member of the Melbourne Writing Festival Board, PEN International, St. Kilda Writers' Festival Committee, and the Australian Literary Translators Association. Her work was read on Radio 3CR and Radio 3RR in the 1970s and 1980s.

In 2014, Judith established Lauranton Books as a self-publishing company, and 2018 expanded this press to include works by other authors.

Most Referenced Works


  • Author writes in these languages:ENGLISH

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon She's Fantastical : The First Anthology of Australian Women’s Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism And Fantasy Melbourne : Sybylla Press , 1995 Z97825 1995 anthology short story poetry extract Sussex and Buckrich bring together Australian female authors who are quirky, idiosyncratic and inventive, presenting a mix of reprint and original material. The twenty-three authors whose works appear in this anthology range from the well known, such as M. Barnard Eldershaw and Gabrielle Lord, to emerging writers such as Leanne Frahm and Lisa Jacobson.

In her introduction, American author Ursula Le Guin argues that women writers see 'a rather different world to men and describe it by rather different means. Working within the parameters of the fantastic provides "a rebel's mode" which enables women writers to "knock the posts out from under the status quo".'
1996 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Novel
1996 nominated World Fantasy Award Best Anthology
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