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Poets' Corner is WestWords' monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades.
Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet's choice.
Paul Hetherington is a distinguished Australian poet. He has published 15 full-length collections of poetry and prose poetry, including the co-authored epistolary prose poetry sequence, Fugitive Letters (2020) and Typewriter and Manuscript (Life Before Man, 2020), along with 11 poetry chapbooks.
He has won or been nominated for more than 30 national and international awards and competitions. In 2014 Six Different Windows won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards for the best poetry book published in Australia and in 2017 Burnt Umber was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize. He undertook an Australia Council Residency at the BR Whiting Studio in Rome in 2015–16.
Paul is Professor of Writing in the Faculty of Arts and Design at the University of Canberra, head of the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI), and joint founding editor of the international online journal Axon: Creative Explorations.
He founded the International Prose Poetry Group in 2014. With Cassandra Atherton, he is co-author of Prose Poetry: An Introduction (Princeton University Press, 2020) and co-editor of Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry (MUP, 2020).
Recent Poetry Books by Paul Hetherington
• Fugitive Letters (co-authored with Cassandra Atherton): https://recentworkpress.com/books/pro...
• Typewriter and Manuscript http://gazebobooks.com.au/product/typ...
• Palace of Memory: An Elegy https://recentworkpress.com/books/pro...
• Moonlight on Oleander: Prose Poems https://uwap.uwa.edu.au/products/moon...
• Íkaros https://recentworkpress.com/books/pro...
• Gallery of Antique Art https://recentworkpress.com/books/pro...
• Burnt Umber https://uwap.uwa.edu.au/products/burn...
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