Geoff Page - photo by Alison Hastie

An award winning poet, Page has published 16 poetry collections, two novels, three verse novels, several anthologies, translations and a biography of jazz musician, Bernie McGann. Page’s awards include the ACT Poetry Award, the Grace Leven Prize, the Queensland Premier’s Prize for Poetry, Christopher Brennan Award, and the 2001 Patrick White Literary Award. Selections from his work have been translated into Chinese, German, Serbian, Slovenian and Greek, and he has travelled the world giving poetic appearances in Switzerland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Britain, Italy, Serbia, Slovenia, Austria, Hungary, Singapore, China, the United States and New Zealand.