Tricia Dearborn

Tricia Dearborn is a Sydney poet, writer and editor. Her two previous collections of poetry are The Ringing World (Puncher & Wattmann, 2012) and Frankenstein’s Bathtub (Interactive Press, 2001).

Her work has been widely published in literary journals in Australia, as well as in Ireland, Macau, New Zealand, the Philippines, the UK and the US, and online. It has also been featured in significant anthologies such as Contemporary Australian Poetry (Puncher & Wattmann, 2016), Australian Poetry since 1788 (UNSW Press, 2011) and The Best Australian Poems 2012 and 2010 (Black Inc.).

She is on the editorial board of Plumwood Mountain, an online journal of ecopoetry and ecopoetics, and was guest poetry editor of the February 2016 issue.

Dearborn has been an invited reader and panellist at many events, including the Sydney Writers’ Festival, the Queensland Poetry Festival, Sydney Ideas and the Quantum Words Festival of Science Writing. She has been awarded four grants by the Australia Council for the Arts and a Residential Fellowship at Varuna, the Writers’ House.

She has a BSc in Chemistry and Biochemistry, with honours in Biochemistry, and an MA in Women’s and Gender Studies, specialising in literature. She loves reading, red wine, Bach and travelling, especially night journeys on sleeper trains.