Angela Gardner

Angela Gardner's first poetry collection Parts of Speech (UQP, 2007) won the Thomas Shapcott Arts Queensland Poetry Prize, then followed Views of the Hudson (Shearsman Books UK), two fine press collaborations twelve labours, with artist Gwenn Tasker and Night Ladder with artist Lisa Pullen, all published in 2009. She has worked in letterpress and had broadsheets and chapbooks published with long-time collaborator AmpersandDuck in Canberra. Her poems have been anthologised in the Best Australian Poetry series and broadcast on the ABC program Poetica. She has received a Churchill Fellowship, an Australia Council Literature Residency and an Arts Queensland Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy Grant. She is currently University of Queensland History/UQ Art Museum artist in residence for Conflict in History.

Her most recent collections are The Told World (selected poetry) Shearsman Books UK and Thing&Unthing, Vagabond Press, Sydney Australia both 2014. She is an editor at www.foame.org and her visual art is in national and international public collections. 

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