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Lauren Williams Lauren Williams i(A1446 works by) (a.k.a. Lauren Lee Williams)
Born: Established: 1958 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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Lauren Williams grew up in Melbourne, Victoria, attending Mt. Waverly High School. She became known as a performance poet in the late 1970's. In 1995 she was invited to read at the 5th Festival Internacional de Poesía en Medellín, Colombia. This inspired her to undertake a degree in Spanish language at La Trobe university. She has since read her own translations of her work in Madrid, Barcelona, Costa Rica, and Medellín, where she returned in 2002. Williams has been the poet-in-residence on Radio National's Arts Today program, and co-convenes the La Mama Poetica readings in Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria.

Source: Saloni M website, (Sighted: 17/4/2008)

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

One Dick Poem Too Many i "From behind a mike and the skirts of poetry", 1992 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 126 1992; (p. 61) The Sad Anthropologist 1993; (p. 39)
1992 winner Launceston Poetry Cup
Driven to Talk to Strangers 1991 selected work poetry
— Appears in: Live Sentences 1991; (p. 47-89)
1991 second Anne Elder Award

Known archival holdings

University of New South Wales Australian Defence Force Academy Australian Defence Force Academy Library (ACT)
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