Dennis Haskell

Dennis Haskell is Emeritus Professor of English at The University of Western Australia and a poet whose work has been published nationally and internationally. He has also been Chair of the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.

Dennis Haskell’s collections include Abracadabra and The Ghost Names Sing.  He co-edited, with Hilary Fraser, Wordhord: A Critical Anthology of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry, and edited Tilting at Matilda: Literature, Aborigines, Women and the Church in Contemporary Australia.

Books from this author

The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry
Ahead of Us


A A Phillips Prize (2011)
Honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Western Australia (2012)
Member of the Order of Australia ( 2015)
Western Australian Premier’s Award for Poetry (Winner 2007)
Carrick National Teaching Award (Winner)