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Personal profile

Personal profile

Lachlan has been living in Wagga since 2011. He grew up in Macquarie Fields in Southwest Sydney and completed his PhD at the University of Sydney. In 2008 he was a recipient of the Marten Travelling Bequest for poetry and in 2013 he received an Emerging Writers' Grant.

He has won the Sydney University Henry Lawson poetry prize, the Macquarie Fields poetry prize, and the Hermes best poem award. Lachlan has also been shortlisted for the Blake Poetry Prize as well as being shortlisted and commended in the 2014 Newcastle Poetry Prize, highly commended in the 2015 Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize, and runner up in the 2016 Judith Wright Overland Poetry Prize.

Lachlan's poems have appeared in journals including CorditeMascaraHeatRabbit, Southerly, St Mark's Review and Island. His first volume of poetry, Limited Cities (Giramondo), was highly commended for the Dame Mary Gilmore Award.

He has given readings at the Sydney Writers' Festival, the Write Around the Murray Festival, the Newcastle Young Writer's Festival, The Emerging Writers' Festival, Noted Literary Festival, and at the Association for the Study of Australian Literature Conference.

Lachlan has exhibited at ANCA with Dr Tony Curran.

Lachlan's latest book of poetry, Lunar Inheritance, is forthcoming with Giramondo Publishing: http://giramondopublishing.com/product/lunar-inheritance/

Research Interests

  • Literature and Philosophy
  • Poetry and poetics
  • Poetry and Visual Arts Collaboration
  • Creative practice (poetry)
  • Literature and Theology
  • Literature and Suburbs
  • Contemporary Australian Writing
  • Transnational short fiction
  • Asian-Australian writing
  • Literature and computer games

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Research Output

Precision signs

Brown, L., Jan 2020, 1 p. Melbourne : Australian Book Review.

Research output: Textual Creative WorksCreative Works Original - Textual

'(grandmothercountry),' '(life-hyphen),' '(factical manufacturing),' '(a capable range of answers),' 'Filling out a Form,'

Brown, L., 2019, 5 p. Singapore : Ethos Books.

Research output: Textual Creative WorksCreative Works Original - Textual

  • Faith and doubt in Luke Carman's An Elegant Young Man

    Brown, L., Oct 2019, In : St Mark's Review: a journal of Christian thought and opinion. 249, 3, p. 41-54 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Brown, L., Sep 2019, 1 p. St Marks Review.

    Research output: Textual Creative WorksCreative Works Original - Textual

  • Mascara’s Global South Salon: A Reading and Performance

    Brown, L., Cabrera, M., Pilbrow, A., Lim, D., Cahill, M., Cyrill, C., Harvey, D. & Fitch, T., 2019

    Research output: Non-textual outputs, including Creative WorksCreative Works - Live Performance

  • Prizes

  • Activities

    • 2 Performance/exhibition
    • 1 Editorial responsibility

    Cordite Poetry Review (Journal)

    Lachlan Brown (Reviewer) & Nathanael O'Reilly (Editor)


    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial responsibility

    Poetry Reading at Wagga Wagga City Library

    Lachlan Brown (Participant) & Kerrie Glastonbury (Participant)

    2013 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPerformance/exhibitionCommunity

    Readings Readings: Brown Brothers Winter Poetry Festival

    Lachlan Brown (Participant), Anne Elvey (Participant) & Sarah Day (Participant)

    2013 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPerformance/exhibitionCommunity