John Leonard (poet)

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John Leonard
Born 1965 (age 52–53)
Cambridge, England, UK
Occupation Poet

John Leonard (born 1965) is an Australian poet.[1]

He was born in the UK, and from 1984 to 1987 studied at the University of Oxford. In 1991 he moved to Australia. He currently lives in Canberra, Australia, and was poetry editor of the quarterly Overland from 2003–2007.



  • Unlove (1991)
  • 100 Elegies for Modernity (1997)
  • Jesus in Kashmir (2003)
  • Braided Lands (2010)
  • A Spell, A Charm (2014)
  • Think of the world: Collected Poems 1986-2016 (2016) (available from lulu . com)


  • The Way of Poetry (Three Pines Press)


  • The Reawakening: Religion and the Future of Humanity (2015) (available from lulu . com)
  • The True History of Pocahontas (2015) (available from lulu . com)


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