Morgan Yasbincek was born in 1964 in Sydney, and moved in 1972 to Perth where she lives. She has published two collections of poetry and a novel, liv. Her first collection,Night Reversing, won the Anne Elder and Mary Gilmore awards. Her next collection,Firelick, was shortlisted for the 2005 Victorian Premier’s Award. She has taught creative writing in Australia and overseas and has recently mentored several first collections by emerging Western Australian poets.
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