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REEVES is a Tasmanian writer whose poetry, stories
and haiku have been published widely in journals and anthologies throughout
Australia and overseas. The Literature Board of the Australia Council
has awarded her a New Work grant for 2002 to develop a collection of poetry,
and she has also been awarded a Varuna Fellowship for May, 2002, after
which she will be reading at the Sydney Writers' Festival. In October
Lyn was writer-in-residence for three weeks at St. Helens (awarded by
the Tasmanian Writers' Centre's Tasmania - Island of residencies). Her
first poetry collection Speaking with Ghosts, was published
by Ginninderra Press in May 2002. A selection of her poetry appears in
Republican Dreaming: 5 poets (Bumble-bee Books, 1999), and
more recently in Moorilla Mosaic: Contemporary Tasmanian Writing
(BB, 2001), which she coedited with Robyn Mathison.
Lyn coordinated the Moorilla poetry readings and is an associate editor of Famous Reporter, and editor and national contact person for HaikuOz. A collection of her haiku, Walking the Tideline, was released by Pardalote Press in December 2001. Lyn is an experienced reader and workshop leader. Venues where she has read her work recently include; The Mountain Festival. (March 2002), Spoken Word & Music (Moorilla Museum of Antiquities, 2001, The Republic Bar & Café Readings and The Tasmanian Readers' and Writers' Festival, 2001. In 2003 Lyn realesed her latest colelction of poems, Speaking With Ghosts.
Lyn is the winner of the Tasmanain Writers' Centre's Island of Residency Award and will be travelling to Darwin to be wrietr in residence, and participate in the WordStorm Writers' Festival in the NT in May 2004.
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