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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Altar Rock
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'Graham Kershaw's poem, "Altar Rock", addresses the mixed inheritance of white settlement in the Murchison district of WA. The actual Altar Rock, also known as Mass Rock, is where 1920's architect and priest, John Hawes, took communion to indigenous people who were reluctant to attend a church.'

Source: The Blake Prize website,
Sighted: 20/11/2012


Brand Highway North i "As angles travel, haystacks refract hectares,", Graham Kershaw , 2012 single work poetry
Mount Magnet Road East i "Further north, the land is prised open, they say,", Graham Kershaw , 2012 single work poetry
Mullewa i "In the deli's dark and sullen sanctuary, tourists", Graham Kershaw , 2012 single work poetry

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First known date: 2012
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    y separately published work icon Award Winning Australian Writing 2013 Adolfo Aranjuez (editor), Melbourne : Melbourne Books , 2013 6552506 2013 anthology short story poetry

    'The sixth edition of Award Winning Australian Writing (AWAW) continues its commitment to showcasing the best short stories and poems that have won competitions around the country. Much like the 2012 anthology, this year's collection will feature over fifty writers and competitions. It will also proudly include a foreword by Carmel Bird, in honour of whom Spineless Wonders runs the Carmel Bird Short Fiction Award. Bird is the author of nine literary novels, six collections of short fiction and three books on the art of writing.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books , 2013
    pg. 116-117
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  • Murchison, Eneabba - Morawa - Mullewa area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia,
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