Robert Kenny is an Australian poet and historian. He has published widely on the history of religion and science, as well as several volumes of poetry and fiction.
His previous book, The Lamb Enters the Dreaming, won the 2008 Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History, the Victorian Premier’s History prize and the Australian Historical Association’s W. H. Hancock Prize.
He is Visiting Fellow at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University, and Honorary Associate in the School of Humanities, La Trobe University. He has previously been a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, and Peter Blazey Fellow at the University of Melbourne. He lives in Redesdale, Victoria.