AustLit logo
Yvette Christianse Yvette Christianse i(A98 works by) (a.k.a. Yvette T. Christianse)
Born: Established: 1954 Johannesburg,
South Africa,
Southern Africa, Africa,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1973
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.


Yvette Christianse migrated with her parents via Swaziland to Australia when she was eighteen. In 1988 she commenced her BA in English at the University of Sydney, where she later graduated with a PhD in English.

Most Referenced Works


  • Christianse is also the author of a poetry leaflet, "Driving with Daddy" (1990) and editor of "The Phoenix Review". She was the recipient of the Harri Jones Memorial Prize for Australian Poetry in 1987 and the 1990 Henry Lawson Poetry Prize.
  • Interview by Caroline Jones (tape held NSL)
Last amended 11 Mar 2010 11:51:53
Other mentions of "" in AustLit: