Judith Bishop

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Judith Bishop (born 1972) is a contemporary Australian poet, linguist and translator.


Judith Bishop was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1972. She holds a MPhil from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Melbourne. In 1994 she received the Rae and Edith Bennett Travelling Scholarship for postgraduate study in the United Kingdom.[1] Her MPhil thesis at Cambridge treated the poetry of Yves Bonnefoy [2]

In addition to her own work, Bishop has an interest in translating French poets, and has published translations of Philippe Jaccottet, René Char and Gérard Macé.[3]

Published works[edit]

Event (Salt Publishing, 2007). ISBN 978-1-84471-283-0



  1. ^ [1] Bennett Scholarship Holders
  2. ^ [2] Jacket Magazine
  3. ^ [3] Austlit entry
  4. ^ [4] Austlit entry
  5. ^ [5] Literary Awards

External links[edit]

  • [6] Austlit Literary Database page
  • [7] Personal website
  • [8] Salt Publishing author page