… is the author of seven collections of poetry published in Australia, the Philippines and the UK, and author or editor of fourteen volumes of literary scholarship and criticism. He is the recipient of the Western Australia Premier’s Prize for Poetry, and the A. A. Philips Prize for a distinguished contribution to Australian Literature. In 2015 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia. He is currently a Senior Honorary Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia, where he received an honorary doctorate of letters in 2012.
From 1985-2011 Haskell was co-editor of Westerly magazine and is currently a member of the Management Committee of the Westerly Centre. He was chair of the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts from 2009-2011 and is currently Chair of the Board of writingWA. Dennis Haskell has served as visiting poet and professor at universities in England, France, Germany, Italy, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and the USA.
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