Poets’ Corner

On the last Thursday of every month, one of Australia’s many amazing poets features on Poets’ Corner speaking to a specific theme through their poetry.

The next Poets Corner will be on February 25 and features Paul Heatherington hosted by David Ades.

portrait of author Paul hetherington who is wearing a black shirt and looking unsmiling at the camera. The wall behind is angular graphic painting




Paul Hetherington is a distinguished Australian poet. He has published 15 full-length collections of poetry and prose poetry, including the co-authored epistolary prose poetry sequence, Fugitive Letters (2020) and Typewriter and Manuscript (Life Before Man, 2020), along with 11 poetry chapbooks. He has won or been nominated for more than 30 national and international awards and competitions. In 2014 Six Different Windows won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards for the best poetry book published in Australia and in 2017 Burnt Umber was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize.

As a result of COVID restrictions, Poets’ Corner has shifted from the WestWords Centre for Writing to our youtube channel WestWordsOFFICIAL.

You can catch up with our passed Poets’ Corner features on our Youtube channel: