David Stavanger

David Stavanger is a poet, cultural producer, editor and lapsed psychologist living on unceded Dharawal land. His first full-length poetry collection was The Special (UQP, 2014). He is the co-editor of Solid Air: Collected Australian & New Zealand Spoken Word (UQP, 2019) and Admissions: Voices Within Mental Health (Upswell Publishing, 2022.) David’s latest collection, Case Notes (UWAP, 2020), won the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry.

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