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.

Bibliography

* "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

* [http://www.austlit.com/a/ryan-gig/doa.html The Division of Anger] online at Australian Literary Resources
* [http://damau.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=184&Itemid=10170 Poems] and Vietnamese translations
* [http://jacketmagazine.com/04/ryan-gig-3poems.html Three poems] at Jacket Magazine
* [http://jacketmagazine.com/14/ryan-gig.html Two poems] at Jacket Magazine
* [http://slope.org/archive/nine/ryan.html Dignitaries] poem at Slope Magazine
* [http://www.virtual.net.au/~awithy/past.htm Driving Past] Band homepage

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