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Stuart  Cooke

Stuart Cooke lives on the Gold Coast, where he lectures in creative writing and literary studies at Griffith University. He has published collections of poetry, criticism and translation. His latest book, Opera, was published by Five Islands Press in 2016.

Stuart was the winner of the 2016 Gwen Harwood Prize, the 2016 New Shoots Prize, and the 2012 Dorothy Porter Prize.



It's not enough to write a description of a creature that no longer exists – Reflection – Stuart Cooke


  • Stuart Cooke reads 'Northern Long-nosed Potoroo'
  • Stuart Cooke 'border poems: people at the bus shelter raining'