Authors and Artists

Tracy Ryan

Tracy Ryan was born and grew up in Western Australia. She has worked at various jobs in libraries, bookselling, editing, community journalism and university teaching. She has a BA in English from Curtin University and a BA (Hons) in French from the University of New England in NSW. She is especially interested in foreign languages and the translation of poetry.

Awards

Western Australian Premier’s Book Award, Poetry (Shortlisted 2014)
NSW Premier’s Literary Award, Kenneth Slessor Prize (Shortlisted 2012)
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award, Poetry (Winner 2012)
Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature (Shortlisted 2012)
Australian Book Review Poetry Prize (Winner 2009)
The Age Book of the Year Award, Poetry (Shortlisted 2008)
Trudie Graham Award for Memoir (Winner 2007)
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Winner 2000)
National Book Council’s Banjo Award (Commended 1997)
Western Australian Premier’s Book
Award (Shortlisted 1994, 1998)
Mattara Poetry Prize (Winner 1987)

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