Gig Ryan

Gig Ryan

Gig Ryan (born 5th November, 1956) is an Australian poet.

Ryan was born in Melbourne, Australia, and is currently the poetry editor for "The Age" newspaper. She has published several volumes of poetry and performed and recorded with the groups Disband and, currently, Driving Past. Her book "Pure and Applied" won the 1999 C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry and her latest, "Heroic Money", was shortlisted for the 2002 Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry.


* "The Division of Anger" (1981)
* "Manners of an Astronaut" (1984)
* "The Last Interior" (1986)
* "Excavation" (1990)
* "Pure and Applied" (1998)
* "Heroic Money" (2001)

External links

* [ The Division of Anger] online at Australian Literary Resources
* [ Poems] and Vietnamese translations
* [ Three poems] at Jacket Magazine
* [ Two poems] at Jacket Magazine
* [ Dignitaries] poem at Slope Magazine
* [ Driving Past] Band homepage

NAME=Ryan, Gig
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Contemporary Australian poet
PLACE OF BIRTH=Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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