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  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Personal profile

Biography

Robert Wood was born in Boorloo (Perth), and, has a broad range of intellectual interests, including poetry and poetics, Australian and global literature, dialectics and theory, language games and lifestyle, tjabi and Ngarluma ngurra, and Suburbanism. He has held industry positions with creative arts bodies The School of Life, The Centre for Stories, and Australian Poetry; and, has edited for Overland, Cordite Poetry Review, and Peril. In 2017-2018, he was based at Columbia University as an Endeavour Research Fellow, and, was a Copyright Agency Emerging Critic with the Sydney Review of Books. Robert is the author of History and the Poet (Australian Scholarly Press, 2017) and Concerning A Farm (Flying Islands Press, 2017). His work has been published in the USA, UK, India, China, France, Scotland, Portugal, Nigeria, and Singapore; and, been translated into Mandarin, Spanish, Hindi, Bengali, and Marathi. He welcomes contact, collaboration and criticism, so please, feel free to get in touch if you are a student, writer or researcher. You can visit his website at: www.robertdwood.net

Education/Academic qualification

Creative Writing, Doctorate, University of Western Australia

History, Masters, University of Pennsylvania

History, Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University

Economics, Bachelor of Economics, Australian National University

Keywords

  • Creative Arts
  • Social and Welfare Issues
  • Oceans
  • poetry
  • creative writing
  • history
  • Indian Ocean
  • theory

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Research Output 2012 2019

A Sort of Home: An Interview with Sisonke Msimang

Wood, R., 2019, Los Angeles Review of Books.

Research output: Other contribution

'Redgate Poem'

Wood, R., 2019, In : The Tiger Moth Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

The 1946 Pilbara Strike and Donald Stuart's Yandy

Wood, R., 13 Feb 2019, Los Angeles Review of Books.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Open Access

The Action is in the Questions: an Interview with Matt Kenny

Wood, R., 2019, USA : Los Angeles Review of Books.

Research output: Other contribution

'The Lost Path of Malcolm Turnbull'

Wood, R., 2019, Counterpunch.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Prizes

Australian Postgraduate Award

Robbie Wood (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Postgraduate Scholarship

Benjamin Franklin Fellowship

Robbie Wood (Recipient), 2006

Prize: Postgraduate Scholarship

Creative Development Grant

Robbie Wood (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Other distinction