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Kenneth Slessor

Kenneth Adolf Slessor OBE (27 March 1901 – 30 June 1971) was an Australian poet and journalist. He was one of Australia's leading poets, notable particularly for the absorption of modernist influences into Australian poetry. The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry is named after him.

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Kenneth Slessor - Trivia
... Slessor has a street in the Canberra suburb of McKellar named after him ... The bells motif in "Five Bells" is referenced at the end of the 1999 song "You Gotta Love This City" by The Whitlams, which also involves a drowning death in Sydney Harbour ...
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... Among Jennifer Maiden's many awards are three Kenneth Slessor Prizes for Poetry, the C ... Premier's Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry in 2011 ... She is the only writer to have won the Kenneth Slessor Prize three times ...
New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards - Categories - Kenneth Slessor Prize For Poetry
... The Kenneth Slessor Prize is awarded for a book of poetry, whether collected poems or a single poem of some length, and was first awarded in 1980 ... It is named in honor of Kenneth Slessor, a noted Australian poet and journalist ...
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... Editors-in-Chief Claude McKay 1919-1927 Frank Marien 1928-1936 Harry Cox 1938-1939 Kenneth Slessor June–September 1939 Claude McKay 1939-1950 Editors Reg Moses 1930-1935 Kenneth Slessor 1935-1939 George ... Dick Randall (finance editor) 1930s (later Sir Richard Randall) Kenneth Slessor Gus Walker Sports writers Jim Donald (boxing) Tom Foley (racing) Cliff Graves (racing ...

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    These funeral-cakes of sweet and sculptured stone.
    Kenneth Slessor (1901–1971)

    Where have you gone? The tide is over you,
    The turn of midnight water’s over you,
    As Time is over you, and mystery,
    And memory, the flood that does not flow.
    —Kenneth Slessor (1901–1971)

    And one is of an old half-witted sheep
    Which bleats articulate monotony,
    —James Kenneth Stephen (1859–1892)