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Petra White

Petra White was born in Adelaide in 1975 and lives in Melbourne, where she works as a public servant. Her first poetry book, The Incoming Tide (John Leonard Press 2007), was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Prize. She was a 2008 Fellow of Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers. New work appears in the anthology Take Five (Shoestring Press 2008, UK). She studied English and German literature at the University of Melbourne, where she is currently completing a Master of Public Policy and Management. Her second poetry book is forthcoming from John Leonard Press in 2010.

Petra White will be appearing:

The Morning Read with China Miéville, Petra White, Chris Flynn and Irfan Yusuf.
The Morning Read with China Miéville, Petra White, Chris Flynn and Irfan Yusuf.