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SARAH DAY was born in England and grew up in Tasmania. Her New and Selected was published by Arc (UK) in 2003, where it received a High Recommendation by the Poetry Book Society. It was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Awards. Quickening (Penguin Books Australia Ltd.) was published in 1997 Her other books include A Hunger to be Less Serious which won the Anne Elder Award for a first volume of poetry in 1987 and A Madder Dance which was shortlisted for the NBC Banjo Awards. Sarah has received grants from the Literature Fund of the Australia Council and Arts Tasmania, and was resident at the BR Whiting Library in Rome. Her poems have been put to music by British composer Anthony Gilbert.

Sarah was poetry editor of Island Magazine for seven years and lives in Hobart with her partner and two young daughters. Sarah has taught English and Creative Writing for a number of years at university and pre-tertiary level, and has been a member of the Literature Fund of the Australia Council. A collection of Sarah's new work will be published with Brandl & Schlesinger in 2004.


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