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Graham Rowlands Graham Rowlands i(A33210 works by) (a.k.a. Graham John Rowlands)
Born: Established: 1947 Brisbane, Queensland, ;
Gender: Male
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Graham Rowlands was educated at the University of Queensland, completing an MA thesis on Oscar Wilde in 1972. While in Queensland, he was editor of the student magazine Makar (1966-67) and published Stares and Statues (1972), his first book of poetry and the first volume of the Gargoyle Poets series.

Rowlands moved to Adelaide in the early 1970s and was associated with the Friendly Street group of poets, editing No 9 Friendly Street Poetry Reader (1985). He was for many years poetry editor of Overland. Once described as 'a one-man poetry industry' (cover of his Selected Poems) Rowlands has been widely published; he has published several volumes of poetry and has a collection of several hundred uncollected poems.

In 1978 Rowland completed a PhD in American studies at Flinders University. He has since worked as a literary journalist, educational editor and lecturer in Australian politics and crime prevention. Since 2003 he has taught Creative Writing at Flinders University.

Other works by Rowlands published by the Adelaide College of Technical and Further Education include course books on English expression, creative writing and freelance journalism.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2002 winner Festival Awards for Literature (SA) Barbara Hanrahan Fellowship

Awards for Works

Down on the Ground i "It didn't hit me straight off", 2003 single work poetry
— Appears in: Friendly Street Poetry Reader : Twenty Seven : Blue 2003; (p. 78) Social Alternatives , Second Quarter vol. 22 no. 2 2003; (p. 7)
2002 winner Satura Prize

Known archival holdings

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