Bio and Contacts

Berndt Sellheim is a poet, novelist and photographer. He has taught creative writing and poetics at UTS, and lectured in philosophy at Macquarie University, where he completed a doctorate in phenomenology. For six years he curated The Loft Readings, a poetry series at UTS. He is the author of the novel Beyond the Frame’s Edge (Fourth Estate, 2013) and his poetry collection Awake at the Wheel (Vagabond, 2016) won the 2016 Anne Elder Award. His forthcoming novel, Saint Vitus Dance, is out with Fourth Estate in 2018. He is currently working on a film about the life and work of the Australian poet Martin Harrison. Berndt lives in Sydney’s Blue Mountains with his wife, their daughter, and a house full of other creatures.


berndtsellheim(at symbol here!)                Twitter: @BerndtSellheim

Representation           Selwa Anthony

Publisher                    Harper Collins, Fourth Estate. 

Poetry                            Vagabond Press


Photo: Tara Moss

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