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Dan Disney Dan Disney i(A19477 works by)
Born: Established: 1970 East Gippsland, Gippsland, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Dan Disney has been based in Seoul, Korea, where he teaches with Sogang University's English Literature program. His critical work appears in journals across the world, and his poetry has most recently been awarded the Vincent Buckley Prize and the Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize. He is completing a book of 'villaknelles'.

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Awards for Works

Gippslanding (triptych) i "lumpen-proling an outer", 2022 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January–February no. 439 2022; (p. 29)
2022 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize
y separately published work icon Accelerations and Inertias Sydney : Vagabond Press , 2021 21865063 2021 selected work poetry

''Dan Disney's accelerations & inertias is a remarkable work of self-critiquing, inverting hybridity. This is a restive book in which new skyscrapers and museums, temples and consumer fetishism are complementary, and not necessarily in tension. In these ‘distillations’ there is no quietism, and the ‘museum of the future’ is a question with fear and doubt in the air about it. The key to this work – the best of Disney’s, I think – remains the critique of a crisis of capital, a deep respect for environment, a deep respect for culture and its complexities, a wonder mixed with a toughness of observation and understanding of what being an observer means.'' (Publication summary)

2022 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
...A Passing Shower? (18 Aphorisms Verging on a Narrative) i "full moon, porch, firefly in", 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 379 2016; (p. 30-31)
2016 shortlisted Peter Porter Poetry Prize
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