Poets’ Corner is WestWords’ monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet’s choice. Diane Fahey’s poetry features both distinctively Australian, and European, settings and preoccupations, with an increasing focus on Ireland. Dominant concerns are Greek myth, fairy tales, visual art, life writing and and nature writing. She has had 14 collections of poetry published, most recently: The Wing Collection: New & Selected Poems, The Stone Garden: Poems from Clare, A House by the River, November Journal and Glass Flowers. Diane has won various awards including the Mattara Poetry Prize, the Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize, the John Shaw Neilson Poetry Prize and, for Sea Wall and River Light, the ACT Government’s Judith Wright Prize. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing from UWS, titled ‘Places and Spaces of the Writing Life’. Diane Fahey’s poetry has been represented in many literary journals, in Australia and internationally, and in over seventy anthologies. She lives on Wadawurrung Country, in a bayside town on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria. Full details of her published volumes of poetry can be found on her website: dianefaheypoet.com