States of Poetry 2016 - Western Australia | About J.P. Quinton

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J.P. QuintonJ.P. Quinton

J.P. Quinton lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. He is an adventurer and writer. In 2011 he became inspired by the story of Bon Scott while cycling around the U.K. The novel Bad Boy Boogie: the Adventures of Bon Scott is the result of four years research and interviews with friends of Scott.

Quinton has also written multiple books of poetry. New Poets is available through Fremantle Press.

He is now researching his next novel about bushwalking. Over the next few years he will be walking the Australian Alps Walking Track, The Shikuko Island Temple walk, The Heysen trail, the Te Araroa trail in New Zealand and the Pacific Crest Trail. When he returns to Western Australia he aims to walk the Bibbulmun track in thirteen days.

States of Poetry

'Dog Barks Heard from the Kitchen'

'There is No One to Complain'

'Site Visit: Ashfield Flats'

'Reading the Landscape'

'the red hut'


#39 States of Poetry WA Podcast | 'Reading the Landscape' by J.P. Quinton

Further reading and links

J.P. Quinton's website

Bad Boy Boogie: the Adventures of Bon Scott by J.P. Quinton, published in December 2015

'Interview with J.P. Quinton' published by Fremantle Press on 20 July 2015

'Seven Years, to the Day' by J.P. Quinton, published on 1 February 2015 in Cordite Poetry Review