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Stuart Cooke Stuart Cooke i(A76472 works by)
Born: Established: 1980 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Stuart Cooke grew up in Sydney and later moved to Canberra to undertake PhD studies in poetry and philosophy at the Australian National University. His poetry has been published in most major Australian literary magazines. He has been a lecturer in creative writing and literary studies at Griffith University, Queensland.

For additional works, see Notes below.

Most Referenced Works


Personal Awards

2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Literature B.R. Whiting Studio $20,000.00

2017 shortlisted Red Room Poetry Fellowship
2016 longlisted The Ron Pretty Poetry Prize For 'This is what you have done for me'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Lyre Nedlands : UWA Publishing , 2019 15839911 2019 selected work poetry

'Lyre is a sonic, sculptural cornucopia of new and startling forms. Stuart Cooke proposes that all kinds of life — animal, plant and otherwise — have their own modes of expression, each of which can each be translated into a different kind of poetry. Ranging across Australasian oceans, coastlines, rainforests, savannahs and deserts, and similarly wide-ranging in its approach to form and lineation, Lyre asks what happens when poems make contact with non-human worlds; in so doing, it welcomes whole new worlds to poetry.

Inspired in part by books like Les Murray’s Translations from the Natural World and Barry Hill & John Wolseley’s Lines for Birds, Lyre is the result of many years of research into a selection of Australasian flora, fauna and landforms. The collection asks what happens to poetry when it encounters more-than human life.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Judith Wright Calanthe Award
An Overcast Day in Another Part of the World i "Maybe it’s little more than physics,", 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 71 no. 4 2012; (p. 165-167.)
2012 winner Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards Dorothy Porter Award for Poetry
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