Paul Hetherington is a distinguished Australian poet. He has published 16 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 a verse novel and 12 poetry chapbooks. He has won or been nominated for more than 30 national and international awards and competitions, most recently winning the 2021 Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize. In 2014 he won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards for the best poetry book published in Australia and in 2017 he was shortlisted for the prestigious Kenneth Slessor Prize. He undertook a six-month 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 (Melbourne University Press, 2020).
Her One Hundred and Seven Words:
A Prose Poetry Narrative
is now available from MadHat Press.