Portrait of Paul D. Carter

Paul D. Carter

Paul D. Carter is a writer and teacher from Melbourne, and winner of the Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award 2012.

Paul D. Carter spent much of his youth going to Collingwood football matches with his Dad and brother, Marcus. In 2001, Paul completed a Bachelor of Arts with honours from Deakin University and in 2008 completed a PhD while writing his Vogel Award-winning first novel, Eleven Seasons, which allowed him to combine his own experience of growing up in Melbourne in the 1980s with his keen interest in modern Australian history. Paul currently teaches English and creative writing to secondary students in the western suburbs of Melbourne, as part of the Teach for Australia Programme.