Carmen Keates

Carmen Leigh Keates is from Brisbane and her poems appear in many journals and anthologies, including Best Australian Poems. In 2013 she travelled to Scandinavia to research Andrei Tarkovsky's films, which have influenced several of her poems, including two pieces that have been translated into Finnish. In 2014, Carmen received an Arts Qld Individuals Fund grant for a poetry residency in Hobart. Carmen has a PhD in Writing (Poetry) from UQ and she is the winner of the Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize for 2015.

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