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Andrew Burke Andrew Burke i(A4686 works by)
Born: Established: 1944 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Andrew Burke moved from Melbourne, Victoria, to Perth, Western Australia at the age of two, and has settled there with his wife and three children. He started writing as a teenager and has had a range of short stories, poems and journalism published in Australia and the United States since 1964.

He has worked in a variety of occupations, including a pie factory labourer, assistant to an auctioneer, cleaner for a police academy and Creative Director of a Perth advertising agency.  He teaches Creative Writing, writes book reviews and freelances in advertising.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Flight Log i "duck walking", 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Sudden Alchemy : Selected Australian Poetry 1998; (p. 207-222)
1976 second Tom Collins Poetry Prize
y separately published work icon Mother Waits for Father Late South Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1992 Z135147 1992 selected work poetry
1992 short-listed Western Australian Premier's Book Awards
Twenty-First Anniversary i "Last night I caught a mouse", 1990 single work poetry
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , August vol. 5 no. 8 1990; (p. 8) Mother Waits for Father Late 1992; (p. 41-43)
1991 winner John E.V. Birch Award for Creative Writing Poetry Prize
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