The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets, 1986: Front matter

  Front matter

  Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets


Susan Hampton was born in Inverell, New South Wales,
in 1949. Previous Publications Include Sister Poets 1 (Sisters
Publishing, 1979), Costumes (Transit Press, 1981) and
About Literature With Sue Woolfe (Macmillan, 1984). Her
poems and stories have been published in many Australian
magazines and anthologies, and in 1979 she won the Dame
Mary Gilmore award. She received writing grants from
the Literature Board in 1979, 1983 and 1984. Susan
Hampton has a B.A. (hons) in English and currently
teaches writing courses at Newcastle CAE and the New
South Wales Institute of Technology in Sydney. She is a
single parent and has one son.

Kate Llewellyn was born at Tumby Bay, South Australia,
in 1940. Previous publications include Sister Poets 1 (Sisters
Publishing, 1979), Trader Kate and the Elephants (Friendly
Street Poets, 1982) and Luxury (Redress Press, 1985), and
her poems and stories have been included in a number of
anthologies. She received writing grants from the Literature
Board of the Australia Council in 1982 and 1984, and in
1982 was the joint winner of the Anne Elder award. She
has a B.A. in History and Classics and has worked as a
registered nurse and a joint owner/director of an art gallery.
Kate Llewellyn has a son and a daughter. She now writes
full-time and lives in Leura in the Blue Mountains.

The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets
by susan hampton and kate llewellyn

Penguin Books
Published with the assistance of the
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First published by Penguin Books Australia, 1986
This collection copyright © Susan Hampton & Kate Llewellyn, 1986
Copyright in individual poems remains with the poet
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Made And Printed in Australia By The Dominion Press-Hedges & Bell

The Penguin book of Australian Women Poets.
Includes index.
Isbn 0 14 058575 3 (pbk.).
1. Australian Poetry — Women Authors. I. Hampton, Susan,
1949- .  II. Llewellyn, Kate, 1940-

For our mothers, June Mackie and Tommy Brinkworth

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