John Kinsella

Professor John Kinsella

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2018


Professor John Kinsella is internationally recognised as one of Australia’s eminent creative writers whose interests span poetry, fiction, drama, memoir and critical writing. He is published in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States and has had his work widely translated.
Professor Kinsella has published more than 60 volumes of poetry and 11 volumes of fiction, and has edited influential journals and anthologies. He is also a prolific critic and cultural activist who has published on poetics, spatiality and activist aesthetics. He has won a significant number of state and national prizes for his publications.

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