Caitlin Maling

Caitlin Maling is a Western Australian writer. She has published five books of poetry, been shortlisted in the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards, received the Marten Bequest in Poetry and been awarded the Val Vallis Award, the Harri Jones Memorial Prize and the John Marsden Poetry Prize. Her poetry has been published and anthologised widely across Australia and the US. She currently teaches creative writing at Curtin University and lives in Fremantle with her young family.

Books from this author

How to Be an Author
Fish Song
The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry
Border Crossing
Conversations I've never had


Prime Minister’s Literary Awards (Shortlisted 2022)
Val Vallis Award (Winner 2016)
Western Australian Premiers Book Awards (Shortlisted 2016)
Newcastle Poetry Prize (Shortlisted 2016)
Dame Mary Gilmore Prize (Shortlisted 2016)
Judith Wright Poetry Prize (Shortlisted 2014)
Newcastle Poetry Prize under 35s (Winner 2014)
John Marsden Poetry Prize (Winner 2007)