Anthony Lawrence has published fifteen books of poems and a novel. His most recent collection, Headwaters, won the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry. Simple Things, a new book of poems, is to be published by Hunter Books in 2020. He is a Senior Lecturer at Griffith University, where he teaches Creative Writing. He lives on Moreton Bay, Queensland.
When didyou start writing, and what first drew you to poetry?
Poetry found me when I was very young. Perha...