Paul Grano

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Paul Langton Grano (22 October 1894 – 11 January 1975) was an Australian poet and journalist.


Born in Ararat, Victoria, Grano studied at the University of Melbourne. He worked as a journalist and commercial traveller, and in 1932 moved to Queensland where he worked in the Main Roads Commission.[1] In 1933, he founded the Catholic Poetry Society in Brisbane, and in 1934 the Catholic Readers' and Writers' Society.


  • Quest, Melbourne: The Hawthorn Press, 1940
  • Poet's Holiday, Brisbane : Yallaroi Publication, 1941
  • Poems Old & New, Melbourne: Georgian House, 1945
  • Witness to the Stars: an Anthology of Australasian Verse by Catholic Poets, edited by Paul Grano; with foreword by George O'Neill, Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1946
  • Selected Verse of Paul Grano (1894–1975), Melbourne: Hawthorn Press, 1976


  1. ^ Australian Poets and Their Works, by William Wilde, Oxford University Press, 1996