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Papers of Robert Harris, circa 1988-1993 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4326654
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Harris, Robert, 1951-1993
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1988-1993] 
0.08 m. (4 folders) 
Summary

Folder 1 'The A to Z of how to be a poet'; Folder 2 'Draft projected, essays unfinished, book reviews, finished and unfinished' and 'A to Z - extra ABC' (c. 1990s); Folder 3 'New poems to be published', which includes items by Harris (c. 1988-1993); Folder 4 'Main poem 2', which includes Robert Harris manuscript, typescript and letters (c. 1989-1993).

Biography/History

Robert Harris was born in Melbourne and spent most of his life in Sydney. In 1973 his first book, Localities. In 1975 he won the Harri Jones Memorial Prize for Poetry. During the 1970s and 1980s Harris worked as an editor for New Poetry and also on Overland. His book, JANE, Interlinear and Other Poems won the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Poetry in 1992 and was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor NSW Premier's Prize for Poetry. He died in Sydney in 1993, aged 41.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 10057.

Index/Finding Aid Note Donor's box list available. 
Subjects Harris, Robert, - 1951-1993 - Archives.  |  Poets - Australia - Archives.  |  Australian poetry - 20th century.
Time Coverage 1988-1993 
Occupation Poets.

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