Les Wicks

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Birthday
15, 1955
Birthplace
Australia
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Birthday
15, 1955 (age 64)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Australian poet, publisher, and editor known for The Ways of Waves, Nitty Gritty, The Ambrosiacs, and other poetry collections. A performance poet, he toured to many Australian literary festivals.

Before Fame

He studied Industrial Law at the University of Sydney and helped to organize a union for poets.

Trivia

He was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 1980.

Family Life

He was drawn to political activism after he witnessed the politically divisive effects of the Vietnam War upon his family members.

Associated With

He and fellow poet Dorothy Coade Hewett were both born in Australia.

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