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Rod Moran is an Australian poet and journalist.

Moran lives in Western Australia. He has written poetry, and books, as well as being a regular contributor to The West Australian newspaper on military history.

He has also won awards for his poetry.[1]

He has written books challenging significant historical issues about the Forrest River massacre in particular the role and reliability of Ernest Gribble[2]

He has also engaged in an extended debate with historians about the issues.[3][4][5][6][7]

He is also experienced in extensive oral history work from a project in Rockingham, Western Australia.[8][9][10]

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BibliographyEdit

PoetryEdit

  • Moran, Rod (1981). High rise sniper. Illustrated by Melody Hampton. Artlook Books.
  • — (1988). Against the era : poems. Fremantle Arts Centre Press.
  • — (1994). Listening to the train passing. Platypus Press. [11]
  • — (2005). The paradoxes of water : selected and new poems 1970-2005. Salt Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84471-108-6.

Non-fictionEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 2005 WA Premiers Award for poetry
  2. ^ Moran, Rod (1999), Massacre myth : an investigation into allegations concerning the mass murder of Aborigines at Forrest River, 1926, Access Press, ISBN 978-0-86445-124-8
  3. ^ Moran, Rod (September 2002), "Ernest Gribble's dark torment", Quadrant (published 2002), 46 (9): 32–35, retrieved 1 June 2015
  4. ^ Moran, Rod (2002), Sex, maiming and murder : seven case studies into the reliability of Reverend E.R.B. Gribble, Superintendent, Forrest River Mission 1913-1928, as a witness to the truth, Access Press, ISBN 978-0-86445-157-6
  5. ^ Green, Neville (June 2003), "Ahab wailing in the wilderness", Quadrant, Sydney, 47 (6): 30–33, ISSN 0033-5002
  6. ^ Choo, Christine (1999), "[Book review] Massacre myth, by Rod Moran", Aboriginal History, 23: 124–128, retrieved 1 June 2015
  7. ^ Moran, Rod (2010), "Forrest River, the Angel of Mons and some epistemological markers : a rejoinder to Professor Geoffrey Bolton", Studies in Western Australian History (26): 191–202, retrieved 1 June 2015
  8. ^ * — (1992), Synoptic catalogue for the Rockingham oral history archive, Rockingham District Historical Society, retrieved 1 June 2015
  9. ^ Moran, Rod (1 April 2002), "Oral history and truth: a reply to Gary Morgan.(Forrest River, Australia)", Quadrant, Quadrant Magazine Company, Inc, 46 (4): 35(2), ISSN 0033-5002
  10. ^ Morgan, Gary (1 April 2002), "Postmodern museum or refluent critic? A response to Rod Moran.(Western Australian Museum and Indigenous history)", Quadrant, Quadrant Magazine Company, Inc, 46 (4): 32(3), ISSN 0033-5002
  11. ^ "Poets deserve a wider audience". The Canberra Times. 71, (22, 129). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 18 November 1995. p. 63. Retrieved 22 March 2019 – via National Library of Australia.

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