John Kinsella

John Kinsella is the author of over forty books. His many awards include the Australian Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry, the Victorian Premier’s Award for Poetry, the John Bray Award for Poetry, the Judith Wright Calanthe Award for Poetry and the Western Australian Premier’s Award for Poetry (three times). His latest books are Lucida Intervalla and The Collected Poems of Christopher Brennan (UWA Publishing, 2018 and 2019); On the Outskirts (UQP, 2017), and Drowning in Wheat: Selected Poems (Picador, 2016). He is a a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University, and Professor of Literature and Environment at Curtin University, Western Australia. He lives on Ballardong Noongar land at Jam Tree Gully in the Western Australian wheatbelt. In 2007 he received the Christopher Brennan Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry.