John Watson


John Watson lives in the Blue Mountains of NSW.

He is the author of numerous books including A First Reader (Five Islands Press,2003), Erasure Traces
(Puncher and Wattmann, 2008), The Tale of Gawain, (Picaro Press, 2012).

John has won the Newcastle Poetry Prize 2002, the Blake Prize for Poetry 2009, the Bruce Dawe
Poetry Prize 2012 and the Josephine Ulrick Prize for Poetry 2014.


The persistence of February 1st 2012

PoetryYesterday Wislawa Szymborska, eight-eight,died. It is the least we can doto return to this announcementand contemplate whether to endor begin the line with this verb. Ten years ago in 2002she published A Few Words on The Soulnoting its selective or...

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