Laureate - 1989

Thomas Shapcott



He was born in Ipswitch, Australia, on 6 September 1935. He is one of the most significant Australian poets. He has written novels with a great success, as The White Deer of Exile (translated in Macedonian, too). He started publishing verses in 1954. In 1987 in Skopje was published the Anthology of the Contemporary Australian poetry in his selection and his preface. Works: Selected Poems, 1978, Welcome, 1983 and Travelling Cubes, 1987.