Cilla McQueen (3240 words)


Priscilla Muriel (Cilla) McQueen has published fourteen collections of her poetry, so far, as well as a compact disc of herself reading some poems. She has attained considerable distinction as a poet and is also an artist. Her awards and accolades include: the New Zealand Book Awards for Poetry in 1983, 1989, and 1991; the Robert Burns Fellowship at the University of Otago for 1985 and 1986; a Fulbright Visiting Writer’s Fellowship, to Stanford University, in 1985; the inaugural Australia-New Zealand Writer’s Exchange Fellowship in 1987; a Goethe Institut Scholarship to West Berlin in 1988; the Queen Elizabeth Arts Council Scholarship in Letters in 1992; the Southland Art Foundation Artist in Residence award in 1999; an …

Citation: Ross, John C.. "Cilla McQueen". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 August 2021 [, accessed 16 August 2022.]

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