About Doris Leadbetter

The late Doris Leadbetter's poetry is widely published in Australia. She taught at tertiary institutions in Melbourne and offered writing workshops on many topics all over Victoria. As a contest judge, she noticed a lift in the standard of submissions, attributing this to the work of people like herself who offered advice, mentorship and workshops to emerging writers.

Australian Poet Doris Leadbetter tells us about Mrs. Arthur P. Craven

I have been in correspondence with a grand dame of Australian Poetry.  I met Doris Leadbetter in 2002, when she and her husband Richard spent their winter holiday (our summertime) away from Melbourne attending writers’ conferences in the US and visiting Richard’s home state of Montana.  All of us at the Colorado Mt. Writers’ Workshop … Continue reading

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