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Angela Gardner

 Angela Gardner's verse novel The Sorry Tale of the Mignonette was published by Shearsman Books UK in 2021. Her latest poetry collections are Some Sketchy Notes on Matter (Recent Work Press, Australia, 2020) and The Told World (selected poetry) Shearsman Books UK 2014.  

Among other awards and commissions, she has received a Churchill Fellowship, the Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize, and Australia Council Residencies and Project funding and a writer-in-residence at the ACT Writers Centre. In 2019 poems were shortlisted for the Aesthetica International Creative Writing Prize and longlisted for the Live Canon International Poetry Prize.

Her work has appeared on ABC Poetica and in print anthologies including The Best Australian Poems 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017, Out of the Box (Ed. Jill Jones & Michael Farrell), The Australian Prose Poetry Anthology, MUP, 2020, Ashbery Mode, Ed. Michael Farrell, TinFish Press, Hawai'i, USA; and The Edge of Necessary: Welsh innovative poetry 1966-2016. Recent poems have been published in The Yale Review and West Branch USA; Blackbox ManifoldThe Long Poem and Tears in the Fence, UK; Plumwood Mountain, Westerley, Southerly, Rabbit and Cordite, Australia. A visual artist, her work is in international public collections.