Poet Judith Beveridge was born in England in 1956 and migrated to Australia as a child. She studied communications at the University of Technology in Sydney and has worked as a research officer, library assistant and a teacher. She is currently involved in Bushcare. Judith has received numerous fellowships from the Australia Council to write poetry – she has published two collections, The Domesticity of Giraffes and Accidental Grace and is currently preparing a third volume. The Domesticity of Giraffes has won a number of awards including both the Victorian and NSW Premier’s Awards, and is now an HSC study text.
Judith is an experienced communicator who is regularly invited to writers’ festivals.She has also been a member of a number of prestigious judging panels. She is very happy to visit schools and libraries to talk to groups of students and to present poetry readings and workshops. She is also available for writer-in-residence programs.