Mark Tredinnick—whose many books include Almost Everything I Know, Bluewren Cantos, Fire Diary, The Blue Plateau, and The Little Red Writing Book—is a celebrated poet, essayist, and writing teacher. His honours include the Montreal and Cardiff Poetry Prizes, The Blake and Newcastle Poetry Prizes, two Premiers’ Literature Awards, and the Calibre Essay Prize.
Mark, who is the writer in residence at the University of Sydney this year, is at work on a memoir,Reading Slowly at the End of Time. His next Australian collection of poems, Days and Nights, will be published by Pitt Street Poetry in May 2019; a fourth collection, Walking Underwater, appears in the US (Hip Pocket Press) the same year. A Hundred Miles from Home: One Hundred Haiku, composed with poet Peter Annand will appear in 2020.
Mark Tredinnick is the father of five. He lives and writes in Bowral.