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Damen O'Brien Damen O'Brien i(A29747 works by)
Gender: Male
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Damen O’Brien is a Queensland poet.

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y separately published work icon Animals with Human Voices Canberra : Recent Work Press , 2021 20909275 2021 selected work poetry

'In Animals with Human Voices you will find worms that dream of god, jellyfish weary of immortality, a powerless Superman, some illogical observations on aliens’, a lightning conductor tired of lightning and the truth about Elvis.  In multi award-winning poet Damen O’Brien’s debut collection, his cinematic eye and love of nature deliver poems which are ciphers for the normal concerns of every human: love, life and death and what we leave behind.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2022 shortlisted ASAL Awards Mary Gilmore Award for a First Book of Poetry
2021 highly commended Anne Elder Award
Bookend to a Flood i "Sky empty of clouds and we chew stubble for weeks", 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Montreal International Poetry Prize - 2020 Shortlist 2020;
2020 shortlisted Montreal International Poetry Prize
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