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Alex Skovron

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Alex Skovron is an editor and writer, the author of seven collections of poetry, a prose novella and a book of short stories. He was born in Poland, lived briefly in Israel, and emigrated to Australia aged nearly ten. His most recent collection is Letters from the Periphery (2021); his earlier volume of new and selected poems, Towards the Equator (2014), was shortlisted in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. The Man who Took to his Bed (2017), a collection of short stories, and his novella The Poet (2005), have been published in Czech translations; The Attic, a selection of his poetry translated into French, was published in 2013, and a volume of Chinese translations, Water Music, in 2017. His work has also appeared in Dutch, Macedonian, Polish and Spanish. The numerous public readings he has given have included appearances in China, Serbia, India, Ireland, Macedonia, Portugal, and on Norfolk Island.

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