Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

is the author of Fire Season (Giramondo, 2009), which won the Western Australian Premier’s Award for Poetry.


About Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton is the author of Fire Season (Giramondo, 2009), which won the Western Australian Premier’s Award for Poetry. From September 2011 to September 2012, she was the inaugural Sydney City Poet.


Articles about Kate Middleton

Articles by Kate Middleton

Ghostspeaking by Peter-Boyle book cover

A Kaleidoscope of Experience

'In this new work,  Peter Boyle looks away from the centres of Anglophone poetry that so often form the tradition with which Australian poets place themselves in conversation, and instead seeks alternate points of correspondence. The eleven ‘fictive’ poets that he conjures for his reader here are poets that are exist in ‘translation’, from non-existent bodies of work in Spanish and French... The twelfth voice that stitches them together, that of the ‘translator’ we may as well call Peter Boyle, is equally fictive, equally real.'

Sad and bats

Anne Carson is among that small number of contemporary writers who have achieved the unthinkable: she has produced poetry that has made the bestseller lists. Since the success of Autobiography of Red (1998), all of her books have sold big...

The World Last Night by MTC Cronin cover

God and pogo sticks

MTC Cronin is a restless poet. Since her debut collection Zoetrope: We see us moving (1995) was published as part of Five Islands’s now defunct ‘New Poets’ series, she has released another seventeen books, including her latest offering The World Last Night.