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David Prater David Prater i(A57137 works by) (birth name: David John Prater) (a.k.a. David Thomas Prater)
Also writes as: 'Abby S. Malley'
Born: Established: 1972 Dubbo, Dubbo area, Wellington - Dubbo - Narromine area, Central West NSW, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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David Prater spent his childhood in various country towns before moving to Sydney to complete an honours degree in Australian literature at the University of Sydney. He has worked since in a variety of social, educational and health policy settings. In 2005 Prater graduated from the Department of English with Cultural Studies (University of Melbourne) with an M.A. degree. He is proceeding with Ph.D studies at the Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology. His thesis examines the phenomena of self-publishing and vanity publishing in the field of Australian literature. In late 2004, Prater received an emerging writer's grant from the Australia Council for the Arts. He was also awarded an Asialink Writer's Residency (2005) to teach a course in Australian culture at the Sogang University, Seoul and further his study of publishing and information technology in Korea.

Prater edits Cordite Poetry Review, an online poetry and poetics journal funded by the Australia Council for the Arts. His first chapbook, The Happy Farang, was published by Pumpkin Press in 2000. His second, 8 poems, was published by du papa in 2002. His work has appeared in most major Australian journals and several anthologies including Short Fuse: The Global Anthology of Fusion Poetry (2002) and Best Australian Poetry 2003 (2003).  Prater has resided in Europe.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2009 recipient Asialink Arts Exchanges Program A residency in Seoul as a guest of the Korean Language Translation Institute.
2005 recipient Asialink Arts Exchanges Program Residency at Sogang University, Seoul
2004 Australia Council Literature Board Grants Grants for Emerging Writers

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Cordite Poetry Review Cordite : Poetry and Poetics Review; Cordite Poetry Review 1997 Kirribilli : Cordite Press , 1997- Z919427 1997 periodical (102 issues)
2020 recipient The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund $10,000 for payments to poetry contributors and book authors
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