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Caitlin Maling Caitlin Maling i(A110808 works by) (a.k.a. Caitlin Mary Maling)
Born: Established: Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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Caitlin Maling has studied criminology and psychology at tertiary level. She has held a Varuna Fellowship, and her work has been published around Australia and in the United States.

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Awards for Works

Travelling through the Dark : Six Weeks in Oregon 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 62 no. 1 2017; (p. 162-167)

'It was coming to the end of my time in America. PhD applications still ongoing, I didn't know where I was going but the movers were booked, the cars and furniture in the process of being sold. It was back to that space of deciding what is necessary and what is easy to replace. I had done a lot, seen a lot, been twenty-something across twenty-something states, tried out their names in my mouth. I liked the South, the long vowels and how the rusting history on every street hung low, like a flag of a pole.' (Introduction)

2017 winner Patricia Hackett Prize
y separately published work icon Conversations I've Never Had Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2015 7918744 2015 selected work poetry

'In her debut collection, award-winning talent Caitlin Maling explores coming of age in contemporary Australia. Writing from Perth, Houston and Cambridge, Maling’s early years to adulthood are told through the lens of the Australian landscape. For young settler Australians this is a place that both defines and undermines identity. A place that claims but can’t be claimed in return. Restlessly questioning and slipping between promise and possibility, Maling’s Australia is richly evoked in narratives of raw power and feeling.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Premier's Prize for an Emerging Writer
2016 shortlisted ASAL Awards Mary Gilmore Award for a First Book of Poetry
‘Tributary’ 2014 single work poetry
2013 shortlisted The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize
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