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Collected Poems
Author: John Forbes

ISBN: 9781876040277
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 1 July 2004
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 14.2 x 1.9
This volume brings together all of John Forbes' published poems, in both books and literary magazines. This volume includes an introduction by Don Anderson and an afterword by Gig Ryan.

About the Author

Australian poet John Forbes was born in Melbourne and lived in New Guinea, Malaya and Townsville until his family settled in Sydney in the early sixties. He gained a BA (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 1973 and moved to Melbourne in 1989. John Forbes continued to work in various jobs, including writer-in-residence, reviewer, freelance poetry tutor, and voluntary mentor to many younger poets. Over the years, he received a number of poetry prizes and Literature Board grants, allowing him to travel.

John Forbes was widely published in Australia and esteemed by his many fans, students, peers and colleagues. He died suddenly of a heart attack in 1998.

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