DENNIS HASKELL is the author of 9 collections of poetry, the most recent And Yet… (WA Poets Publishing, 2020) and Ahead of Us (Fremantle Press, 2016) plus 14 volumes of literary scholarship and criticism and many literary essays. Haskell was Co-editor of Westerly magazine from 1985-2009 and is an Emeritus Professor and Senior Honorary Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia.
He is the recipient of the Western Australia Premier’s Prize for Poetry, the A A Phillips Prize for a distinguished contribution to Australian literature (from the Association for the Study of Australian Literature), and of an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Western Australia.
He is a Member of the Order of Australia for “services to literature, particularly poetry, to education and to intercultural understanding”.
He has won local and national teaching awards, and has served as Visiting Professor and Poet at universities and literary festivals in England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, The Philippines and the USA as well as many locations in Australia.
His website is dennishaskell.com.au
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