by George J. Dance

About desire

Alison Clark (born 1945) is an Australian poet.


Clark grew up in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. During the 1970s she studied, and then taught, Italian at the University of Sydney. She has worked as an editor and as a Jungian therapist.[1]

In 1969 she had a poem included in the anthology Poetry from Australia. Since then she has published in a variety of Australian literary magazines, and has published two collections of poetry.[1]


The Australian Poetry Library tells us that: "Her poetry has been praised for its wit and its insights into human experience."[1]


Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy the Australian Poetry Library.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Alison Clark (1945- ), Australian Poetry Library, Web, Mar. 4, 2012.

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