Alex Skovron was born in Poland in 1948, lived briefly in Israel, and came to Australia aged nine. He is the author of five poetry col-lections, most recently Autographs (2008), and a prose novella, The Poet (2005). Awards for his poetry include the Wesley Michel Wright Prize, John Shaw Neilson Award, Australian Book Review Poetry Prize, and for his first book, The Rearrangement (1988), the Anne Elder and Mary Gilmore awards. His novella was joint winner of the FAW Christina Stead Award for fiction. Skovron’s New & Selected Poems is in preparation. He lives in Melbourne and works as a freelance editor.
Alex at the Festival:
Sat 1 Jun | Forked Tongues: Bilingual Reading II