Paul Hetherington


Paul Hetherington is a distinguished Australian poet who has published 17 full-length collections of poetry and prose poetry, including RAGGED DISCLOSURES (Recent Work Press, 2022), HER ONE HUNDRED AND SEVEN WORDS (Massachusetts: MadHat Press, 2021) and the co-authored book of epistolary prose poetry, FUGITIVE LETTERS (Recent Work Press, 2020). With Cassandra Atherton, he co-authored PROSE POETRY: AN INTRODUCTION (Princeton University Press, 2020) and co-edited the Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry (Melbourne University Press, 2020). He has won or been nominated for more than 40 national and international awards and competitions, recently winning the 2022 Ballina Region for Refugees Seeking Asylum Poetry Prize and the 2021 Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize.

Paul Hetherington

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What Poems Teach Us

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Playfulness in Writing

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