About Derek Motion

1514589_10152091803382258_1990131941_n (1)Derek Motion is a writer, reviewer and editor.

Winner of the 2009 Overland Judith Wright Prize, Derek has been published in CorditeMeanjin, Southerly, Otloliths and Overland, and has had music review poems published in Vibewire.

He obtained his creative writing PhD at CSU; he previously worked as Director of the Booranga Writers’ Centre; he is now in charge of operations at Western Riverina Arts.

Derek’s first collection of poetry lollyology can be purchased here.

6 thoughts on “About Derek Motion”

  1. how do I join the blogroll?

  2. Partially Horizonital in Daylight?

  3. typingspace said:

    kelly – i have to add you to it. i can probably do it. the list is terribly out of date anyway. um, maybe tomorrow… or the next day…

    paul – yes. one’s library chair does tend to slant towards the horizontal axis more & more as the day progresses.

  4. Greetings, Derek,

    Would you mind dropping me an email via jskinner(at)bates(dot)edu? This may come as a surprise, but the ecopoetics issue that includes your poem “Learning About Explorers” is finally about to be printed, and I wanted to run a proof by you, plus get some additional information (short bio, mailing address). Thanks!

    Jonathan Skinner

  5. typingspace said:

    oh yeah, ecopoetics. will do jonathan.

  6. enjoy being in this space derek and reading your work

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