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John Upton

Dramatist and poet. Won Australian Bicentennial National Play Competition, Australian Writers Guild Award for Best New Play (AWGIE), New Theatre's 50th Anniversary Play Competition (jointly). Four stage plays professionally produced. Wrote for more than 20 TV series over a 27 year career. Since retiring has focused on poetry, with work published in Best Australian Poems 2014, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, Canberra Times and magazines including Quadrant, Cordite, Eureka Street, Famous Reporter, foame, Australian Medical Journal. Three of his stage plays have been published, and he has written a book for senior high school students called The Art Of The Monologue.

 

Puncher and Wattmann titles by John Upton
Embracing the Razor

 

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