Rico Craig


Rico Craig is a writer, award-winning poet and workshop facilitator whose work melds the narrative, lyrical and cinematic. His poetry has been awarded prizes or shortlisted for the Montreal Poetry Prize, Val Vallis Prize, Newcastle Poetry Prize, Dorothy Porter Poetry Prize and University of Canberra Poetry Prize. BONE INK (UWAP), his first poetry collection, was winner of the 2017 Anne Elder Award and shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize 2018. Since 2012 he has worked as Storyteller-in-Chief at the Story Factory, designing and facilitating creative writing programs for young people, and teacher development programs for adults. His most recent collections OUR TONGUES ARE SONGS (2021) and NEKHAU (2022) are published by Recent Work Press.

Rico Craig

Festival Events

Where The Light Gets In

DATE April 2 TIME 10:00 am WHEREUniversity of Newcastle NUspace X301 Book now

Poetry Salon

DATE April 1 TIME 5:30 pm WHERELongworth House Book now