Kit Kelen

Kit Kelen

Biography

Christopher (Kit) Kelen (客遠文) is a well-known Australian poet, scholar and visual artist. In 2017, he was shortlisted twice for the Montreal Poetry Prize and, for the second time, won the Local Award in the Newcastle Poetry Prize. Translated volumes of Kit Kelen’s poetry have been published in Chinese, Portuguese, French, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Indonesian and Filipino. The most recent of Kit Kelen’s dozen English-language collection, Poor Man’s Coat – Hardanger Poems, was published by University of Western Australia Press in 2018. Kit is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Macau, where he taught literature and creative writing for many years.

All sessions by Kit Kelen

BOOK LAUNCH To End All Wars

07 Apr 2019
1:30 pm-2:30 pm
Mulubinba Room, City Hall

Flying Island Pocket Poets

06 Apr 2019
2:45 pm-3:30 pm
The Press Book House