Gayelene Carbis

Gayelene Carbis


Gayelene Carbis is an Australian-Chinese-Cornish-Irish writer of poetry, prose and plays. Her second book of poetry, I Have Decided to Remain Vertical (Puncher and Wattmann) was recently awarded Finalist in two international awards – Best Book Awards 2023, U.S., and Poetry Book Awards 2023, U.K. Her debut collection, Anecdotal Evidence (Five Islands Press) was awarded Finalist, International Book Awards, 2019. Gayelene was recently shortlisted for the Paul Cave Prize for Literature 2023, U.K. (micro-fiction).Other recent awards include: First Prize: Ros Spencer Poetry Prize, and My Brother Jack Poetry Award; Best Micro Fiction Prize; Second Prize, Newcastle Poetry Award; and Finalist, Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Writing (Poetry) Gayelene is currently working on a collection of stories/auto-fiction/memoir and a new book of poetry.Gayelene teaches Creative Writing and works as a mentor and manuscript assessor. She writes and lives on the land of the Boonwurrung people.

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Hear from the Ada Cambridge Poetry Judges

15 Jun 2024
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Meeting Room 2