Name: GLEESON, Libby

Award: Member of the Order of Australia

Post-nominal: AM

Date granted: 11 June 2007

State: NSW

Suburb: Petersham

Postcode: 2049

Country: Australia

Citation:

For service to literature as an author and as an advocate for the development of literacy and learning in schools, as a mentor to young writers, and through a range of executive roles with professional literary organisations.