The page of Murray, Les A., English biography
Leslie Allan Murray, AO (born 17 October 1938), known as Les Murray, is an Australian poet, anthologist, and critic. His career spans over forty years, and he has published nearly 30 volumes of poetry, as well as two verse novels and collections of his prose writings. His poetry has won many awards and he is regarded as "the leading Australian poet of his generation." He has also been involved in several controversies over his career and has been rated by the National Trust of Australia as one of the 100 Australian Living Treasures.
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