Born: Established: 1 Nov 1954 Pingelly ;
Andrew Lansdown graduated from Curtin and Murdoch Universities with degrees in English and Comparative Literature respectively. He has worked as a teacher, tutor, journalist, and been an Education Officer at Fremantle Prison. He runs poetry workshops.
His poems and short stories have appeared in Australian journals and collections, and his short fiction has been broadcast by the ABC and the BBC. He has been described as "one of Australia's foremost poets working in the imagist tradition".
Lansdown currently lives in the south-west of Western Australia.