Andrew Burke (poet)

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Andrew Burke
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Andrew Burke in 2012
Born 1944
Melbourne, Victoria
Occupation Writer
Nationality Australian
Genre poetry

Andrew Burke (born 1944 in Melbourne, Victoria) is a contemporary Australian poet.[1]

Early in his working life, Burke pursued a career in advertising as a copywriter and Creative Director, switching to academia as a literature and creative writing lecturer in middle age. He has lectured in Australia and China, and read his poetry to audiences of all ages in the United Kingdom, Singapore, China, and throughout Australia.

His poetry has been included in Western Australian and Australian anthologies.[2]

Collections of his poems exist online [3][4] and his blog includes poetry [5][6]



  1. ^ Bladen, Emma Andrew Burke – biography of W.A. poet, Subiaco Post 7 July 1992, p.6 and 55
  2. ^ Andrew Burke p.10-11 of Veronica Brady editor (1976)Soundings: a selection of Western Australian poetry Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press
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  4. ^ 'Peripatetica' edition of Landscapes Issue 1, Volume 4 of the International Centre for Landscape and Language at Edith Cowan University – "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-19. 
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  7. ^ Burke, Andrew; Jennings, Murray (1980), [Poetry of Andrew Burke], retrieved 6 October 2016 
  8. ^ Rae Desmond Jones review
  9. ^ Nathan Hondros reviews One Hour Seeds Another in The Rochford Street Review

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