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Philip Salom

Philip Salom is originally from WA but lives in Melbourne. He has read as a guest writer in America, Canada, Britain, the former Yugoslavia, Italy, Singapore and New Zealand.

Awards

Christopher Brennan Prize (Winner 2004)
Newcastle Poetry Prize (Winner 1996, 2000)
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Winner 1984, 1988, 1992)
Commonwealth Poetry Prize, Best Overall Book in the British Commonwealth (Winner 1981, 1987)

From the Catalogue

What do robots and poetry have in common?

In an unexpected collaboration local poet Nandi Chinna will team up with a Dutch robot for the 2015 Fremantle Street Arts Festival.

SKRYF, which is the brainchild of Eindhoven artist Gijs van Bon, will creep around the Fremantle Town Hall leaving a trail of Chinna‚Äôs poetry created from piles of sand. »