About Brendan Ryan

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States of Poetry Victoria - Series Two

About Brendan Ryan

Reviewed by
States of Poetry Victoria - Series Two

Brendan Ryan grew up on a dairy farm at Panmure in Victoria. His poetry, reviews, and essays have been published in literary journals and newspapers. He has had poems published in The Best Australian Poems series (Black Inc). His second collection of poetry, A Paddock in his Head, was shortlisted for the 2008 ACT Poetry Prize. His most recent collection of poetry, Travelling Through the Family (Hunter Publishers), was published in 2012 and was shortlisted for the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Awards. He lives in Geelong, where he teaches English at a secondary college.

Poems

'A Father's Silences'

'The Things They Carry'

'Farmer's Wife'

'The Internet Is Poorer Without You'

'Driving to Debating'

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