In conversation with Bronwyn Lea

Ode to the Ocean


Philip Hoare (UK)

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Contemporary Storytelling / Environment

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Philip Hoare (UK)

Philip Hoare (UK)

Philip Hoare is the author of eight works of non-fiction. His book Leviathan or, The Whale won the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction. It was followed in 2013 by The Sea Inside.  His new book, RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR, the third of his sea-themed works, is published by Fourth Estate. 

An experienced broadcaster, curator and filmmaker, he presented the BBC film The Hunt for Moby-Dick, and is a regular contributor to The Guardian.  He is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Southampton, UK, and curator of the Moby-Dick Big Read, www.mobydickbigread.com, a free online version of Melville's book which has received 5 million hits to date.  

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Bronwyn Lea

Bronwyn Lea

Bronwyn Lea is the author of four books of poems:  Flight AnimalsThe Wooden Cat and Other PoemsThe Other Way Out, and most recently The Deep North: A Selection of Poems. Her poems are also widely published in anthologies. Bronwyn reviews poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for a number of literary pages, and she is a Politics and Society columnist at The Conversation. She lives in Brisbane and teaches literature and writing at the University of Queensland.


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