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Ross Donlon

Ross Donlon is a poet, born in Sydney, who now lives in Castlemaine, Victoria.

He is widely published in Australia & also in Ireland.

He was awarded the Varuna Dorothy Hewett Flagship Fellowship in 2010 and has won two international poetry competitions, The Wenlock Poetry Festival Competition (under the auspices of the Arvon Foundation) & the Melbourne Poets' Union International Poetry Competition.

A sequence from his book, The Blue Dressing Gown (Profile Poets) was produced for Radio National's 'Poetica' in 2013.

Ross has been a frequent reader at festivals & readings in Australia and in recent years also in England, Ireland, Norway & Romania

His latest book, Sjovegen - (The Sea Road - 50 tanka for Alvik) is a collection in English / translated into nynorsk set in the Hardanger egion of Western Norway.

Ross had a poem included in 'Best Australian Poems 2014'. 

Web:www.rossdonlon.com