Cassandra Atherton

Cassandra Atherton is an award-winning and widely anthologised Australian prose poet. She is the recipient of many grants and prizes, including an Australia Council Grant and Victoria Arts Grant to write a book of prose poetry on the atomic bomb. Her most recent books of prose poetry are Touch (2019), Pre-Raphaelite (2018), Pikadon (2018), Trace (2015), Exhumed (2015). She is currently a commissioning editor for Westerly magazine and series editor of Spineless Wonders’ annual microliterature anthologies. She is co-writing Prose Poetry: An Introduction (Princeton University Press) and co-editing The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry (Melbourne University Press) with Paul Hetherington. Her website is:

2021 Events
Bursting out of the frame: Writing ekphrastic poetry and its connection to visual art