Alex Skovron

Alex Skovron was born in Poland, lived briefly in Israel, and emigrated to Australia aged nearly ten. His poetry has appeared widely in Australia and overseas, and he has received a number of major awards for his work. The most recent of his six poetry collections, Towards the Equator: New & Selected Poems (2014), was shortlisted in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. The Attic, a selection of his poetry translated into French, was published in 2013, and a bilingual volume of Chinese translations, Water Music, in 2017. Alex’s poetry has also been translated into Dutch, Macedonian, Polish and Spanish.