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Judith Bishop Judith Bishop i(A3724 works by)
Born: Established: 1972 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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Judith Bishop is a poet, amateur translator and professional linguist. Her first poetry collection, Event won the Anne Elder award and was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Awards C.J. Dennis Prize, the Queensland Premier's Awards Judith Wright Calanthe Award and the ASAL Mary Gilmore Prize. Her other awards include the Australian Book Review Poetry prize (2006) and the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship (2002-2004). Her poems have appeared in The Best Australian Poems for 2006, 2007, and 2008 and The Best Australian Poetry for 2006 and 2007. Her translations from French (Philippe Jaccottet, Gérard Macé) have been published in journals in Australia and overseas. She lives in Sydney.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Openings Australian Book Review , March no. 329 Thirty Australian Poets , 2011 sequence poetry
2011 joint winner Peter Porter Poetry Prize Joint winner with Tony Lintermans (for 'Self-Portrait at Sixty').
T/here "This is not a place for candles, or the scent of red cedar", Australian Book Review , March no. 299 The Best Australian Poems 2008 , Alice Missing in Wonderland and Other Poems , 2008 single work poetry
2008 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize Prize known as the ABR Poetry Prize in 2008.
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