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Christine Paice is the author of the novel The Word Ghost, the children's book The Great Rock Whale, and two poetry collections, Staring at the Aral Sea and Mad Oaks. Her work has been published in The Best Australian Poems, Australian Love Poems, Prayers of a Secular World, Recent Work Press, and Not Very Quiet, and has been performed on BBC Radio 3, Jazz Alive on Vox FM, and Poetica on Radio National, and published in the UK, the USA, and Ireland. She won the prestigious Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize in 2009 and she has been shortlisted for the Blake Poetry Prize, the UK Bridport Prize, the Australian Catholic University Prize for Poetry, the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize, and the Alan Marshall Short Story Award. She works as a manuscript assessor and a creative writing mentor, and is an acclaimed observer of shadows, fields, and driveways.

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