Katherine Gallagher

Katherine Gallagher in London, 2010. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Katherine Gallagher
Occupation Poet

Katherine Gallagher (born 7 September 1935) is an Australian poet resident in London, England.[1]


Gallagher's poems have been published in French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Romanian and Serbian.[2]

Gallagher translated from French to English Jean-Jacques Celly's poems in The Sleepwalker with Eyes of Clay.[3]


  • Writer in Residence at Railway Fields Nature Reserve, Harringay, in 2002.
  • Writers Inc/Blue Nose Poets' Education Officer until 2008. In 2004/2005 this included coordinating the Young Writer's Mentorship Project funded by the Arts Council.
  • Poet in Residence for Havering Council's third annual Parks and Arts Healthy Lifestyle Walk in Hornchurch Country Park on 17 July 2006.
  • Founder of the Poetry Society Stanza Group (London North), started in March 2007.


  • 1978, Australian Literature Board Fellowship.[1]
  • 1981, Brisbane Warana Prize.[1]
  • 1986, nomination of "Passengers to the City" for the John Bray National Poetry Award.
  • 2000, Royal Literary Fund award.[2]
  • 2008, London Society of Authors' Foundation award.[2]




  • Jean-Jacques Celly, The Sleepwalker with Eyes of Clay (illustrated by Pierre Vela). London & Boston: Forest Books, 1994.

Katherine Gallagher - 'Year of the Tree'

Katherine Gallagher - 'Year of the Tree'

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 McIntire, Dennis (2001), International Who's Who in Poetry and Poets' Encyclopaedia (10 ed.), Routledge, p. 189, ISBN 9780948875595 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (Gallagher 2009, p. 169)
  3. (Celly & Gallagher 1994)
  4. Katherine Gallagher, Australian Poetry Library. Web, Aug. 22, 2014.
  5. Search results = au:Katherine Gallagher, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Aug. 22, 2014.

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