Katherine Gallagher is an Australian poet resident in London.

Gallagher's poems have been published in French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Romanian and Serbian.

Gallagher translated from French to English Jean-Jacques Celly's poems in The Sleepwalker with Eyes of Clay.

Career

Writer in Residence at Railway Fields Nature Reserve, Harringay, in 2002.
Writers Inc/Blue Nose Poets' Education Officer until 2008. In 2004/2005 this included coordinating the Young Writer's Mentorship Project funded by the Arts Council.

Poet in Residence for Havering Council's third annual Parks and Arts Healthy Lifestyle Walk in Hornchurch Country Park on 17 July 2006.

Founder of the Poetry Society Stanza Group (London North), started in March 2007.

Awards

1978, Australian Literature Board Fellowship
1981, Brisbane Warana Prize
1986, nomination of "Passengers to the City" for the John Bray National Poetry Award.
2000, Royal Literary Fund award
2008, London Society of Authors' Foundation award

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Deilige Slot med de glimtende Fløie,
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