Gwen Harwood

personal life

Born

1920

Graduated Brisbane Girls Grammar School

1937

Took A Job As Organist At Brisbane's All Saints' Church.

1939

Awarded A Music Education Certificate With Honors

1939

Entered An Anglican Convent

1941

Moved To Tasmania

1945

Married William Harwood

1945

First Child Born

1946

Survived Cancer

1985

Died

1995

poetry

The Pancake Manor

1942

Meanjin Poetry Prize

1958

Meanjin Poetry Prize

1959

Poems

1963

Poems Volume Two

1963

Selected Poems

1975

Grace Leven Prize For Poetry

1975

Robert Frost Medallion (Now Known As Christopher Brennan Award)

1977

In Plato's Cave

1977

Patrick White Award

1978

The Age Book Of The Year Award Book Of The Year And Non-Fiction Award For Blessed City

1980

The Lion's Bride

1981

Journeys: Poems By Judith Wright, Rosemary Dobson, Gwen Harwood And Dorothy Hewitt

1982

University Of Tasmania Honorary D.Litt

1988

Bone Scan

1988

Victorian Premier's Literary Award For Bone Scan

1989

Officer Of The Order Of Australia (AO)

1989

Selected Poems

1990

J.J. Bray Award

1990

University Of Queensland Honorary Doctorate

1994

La Trobe University Honorary Doctorate

1994

The Dog Ate The Cat

1995

Society

Australia becomes a Commonwealth

1901

women Get To Vote

1902

World War 1

1914 - 1918

Founding of the Country Women's Association (CWA)

1922

Great Depression

1929 - 1939

World War 2

1939 - 1945

The Bombing of Darwin

1942

Vietnam War

1955 - 1975

Melbourne hosts the Olympics.

1956

Second-Wave Feminism

1960 - 1980

The Contraceptive Pill

1961

Indigenous Women Get To Vote

1962

End of White Australia Policy

1973