Louis Armand

Louis Armand is an Australian writer, born in Sydney, who has lived in Prague since 1994, where he currently teaches in the Philosophy Faculty of Charles University and is an exhibiting artist.

His poetry, essays, translations and prose fiction have appeared in various publications, including Poetry Australia, Meanjin, Southerly, Heat, Salt, Siglo, Island, Stand, Overland, Westerly, Poetry Review and in the anthology Calyx: 30 Australian Poets (eds. Peter Minter and Michael Brennan; Paperbark Press, 2000).

In 1997 he was awarded the Max Harris Prize at the Penola Festival (Adelaide) and in 2000 he received the Nassau Review Prize (New York).

His books include Inexorable Weather (UK: Arc, 2001); Land Partition (Melbourne: Textbase, 2001); Strange Attractors (UK: Salt, 2003); Malice in Underland (Textbase, 2003) and Picture Primitive (New York: Antigen, 2006); along with two volumes of prose fiction, The Garden (Salt, 2001) and Menudo (Antigen, 2006).

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