Luke Davies ...
Luke Davies is an Australian writer of poetry, novels and screenplays, born in Sydney in 1962.
Davies' first poetry collection Four Plots for Magnets was published in 1982 by S. K. Kelen at Glandular Press when he was 20 years old.
It will be republished by Pitt Street Poetry in May 2013.
His other works include the novels Isabelle the Navigator and God of Speed, and several volumes of poetry - Four Plots for Magnets, Absolute Event Horizon, Running With Light, Totem and Interferon Psalms.
Davies' brother Ben Davies, an Australian television producer, now teaches at Armidale Film and Television School in NSW, Australia.
Youngest brother Felix Davies, is a sound recordist and composer, residing in the United Kingdom.
Awards and nominations
- 1995: Turnbull Fox Phillips Poetry Prize Shortlisted for Absolute Event Horizon
- 1998: A Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year
- 2000: Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, Judith Wright Poetry Prize for Running With Light
- 2004: The Age Poetry Book of the Year for Totem
- 2004: Overall Age Book of the Year for Totem
- 2004: Grace Leven Prize for Poetry for Totem
- 2004: Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal at the Mildura Writer's Festival
- 2006: South Australian Premier's Awards, John Bray Poetry Award for Totem
- 2012: Prime Minister's Literary Awards Poetry Winner for Interferon Psalms
- "Mildura Writers' Festival, Thursday 20 – Sunday 23 July 2006". Arts Festival 07 Mildura/Wentworth. Archived from the original on 2007-06-08. Retrieved 2007-08-04.
- ABC TV Sunday Arts 30 July 2006 Accessed: 16 July 2007
- Steger, Jason (2004) "Love in the time of poetry" in The Age 21 August 2007 Accessed: 16 July 2007
- Candy Film Review
-  Profile on Davies in The Australian Weekend Magazine, March 2008