October Monthly Blogger – Kate Fagan

Thanks to Bruce Pascoe for an excellent month of blogs. This month our blogger is Kate Fagan.

Kate Fagan is a poet, songwriter and academic, and the Convenor of the

English Program at Western Sydney University. Her book First Light

(Giramondo, 2012) was short-listed for both the Age Book of the Year

Award and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. She is a former editor-in- chief

of How2, the established U.S.-based journal of innovative poetics, and she

supported Joan Baez on her 2013 tour of Australia/NZ. In August 2016 Kate

received a Community Recognition Statement from the NSW Parliament for

her work in facilitating the Blue Mountains event “Speaking Out” with feminist

author Tara Moss.

Find Kate on Facebook at, ‘Kate Fagan – Musician’


Image by Brian Rapsey
Image by Brian Rapsey