Judith Wright

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Birthday
31, 1915
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Jun 26, 2000 (85)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
31, 1915
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Jun 26, 2000 (85)

About

Australian poet and environmental activist whose literary works include The Moving Image, Hunting Snake, and Birds. After publishing A Human Pattern: Selected Poems, she became the 1991 recipient of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

Before Fame

She studied at the University of Sydney. She published her debut poetic work, The Moving Image, in 1946.

Trivia

She was the president of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland from 1965-1976.

Family Life

She and novelist Jack McKinney married twelve years after the birth of their daughter.

Associated With

She was a literary contemporary of fellow Australian poet Dorothy Hewett.

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