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Judith Bishop

Judith Bishop is a professional linguist and poet. Interval (UQP, 2018) is her latest collection of poems.

Her first collection, Event (Salt, 2007) won the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the CJ Dennis Prize, the Judith Wright Calanthe Award, and the ASAL Mary Gilmore Prize. Judith’s poems have won several awards including the Peter Porter Poetry Prize (formerly the ABR Poetry Prize) (2006, 2011), and the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship in Poetry (2002–4).

Judith has an MPhil. in French Literature from Cambridge University, a Masters of Fine Arts (poetry) from Washington University at St Louis, U.S.A., and a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Melbourne.