Kate Fagan

Kate Fagan is an award-winning poet and songwriter whose most recent book First Light (Giramondo) was short-listed for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and the Age Book of the Year Award. She is a former editor of How2, the US-based journal of women’s innovative poetry and poetics, and she lectures in literary studies and writing at Western Sydney University where she directs the Poetry and Poetics Project. She is a previous recipient of the NFSA Folk Recording Award, and in 2013 she supported Joan Baez on her tour of Australia and New Zealand.