Tricia Dearborn

Tricia Dearborn is an award-winning poet whose work has been widely published in Australian literary journals, as well as in the UK, the US, Ireland, New Zealand and online. Her poetry is well-represented in significant anthologies including Contemporary Australian Poetry, Australian Poetry since 1788 and The Best Australian Poems.


She has been an invited reader and panellist at many literary events, including the Queensland Poetry Festival 2018, the Quantum Words Festival of Science Writing 2018, Sydney Ideas 2018 and the Sydney Writers’ Festival 2012. 


She is on the editorial board of Plumwood Mountain, an online journal of ecopoetry and ecopoetics, and was a guest poetry editor in 2016. She has received a number of grants from the Australia Council, and has been awarded two residencies at Varuna, the Writers’ House, including a Residential Fellowship in 2017. Dearborn’s previous collections are The Ringing World and Frankenstein's Bathtub. Her third full-length poetry collection, Autobiochemistry, was published earlier in 2019 by UWA Publishing.

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