Kent MacCarter Kent MacCarter i(A89446 works by)
Also writes as: 'Horsehead Malley'
Born: Established: Montana,
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
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Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Kent MacCarter is an expatriate of Minnesota, Montana, and New Mexico, who has studied writing at the University of Chicago and University of Melbourne. He is now (2010) a permanent Australian resident.

He holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Montana, a BA in Finance from the University of Montana, and an MA in English with a focus on Creative Writing from University of Melbourne. He has worked in publishing with the University of Chicago Press, and with educational publishers Cengage Learning and Curriculum Press in Australia.

As editor, he produced Joyful Strains: Making Australia Home (Affirm Press, 2013), a non-fiction collection of diasporic memoir. His poetry collections include In the Hungry Middle of Here (2009), Ribosome Spreadsheet (2011), and Sputnik’s Cousin (2014).

He has been involved with the running of both Melbourne PEN (2010–2014) and the Small Press Network (2009–2013).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 shortlisted Red Room Poetry Fellowship
2016 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Board Grants Literature Development Grants Individuals and Groups $12,150.00
2014 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Attendance to Columbia University's Summer Publishing Course 2015

Awards for Works

Cordite Poetry Review no. 43.1 October 2013 periodical issue

'This issue presents eight comics/graphic novelists' adaptations of poems. The points of the exercise are a bit of fun and to explore the quasi-transmedia intersection of the literal and the visual, and how the latter might interpret the former.' (Publisher's blurb)

2014 shortlisted Ledger Awards
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