Robyn Maree Pickens

Robyn Maree Pickens is an art writer, poet, curator, and text-based practitioner. Among many awards, s/he was a finalist of the 2018 Sarah Broom Poetry Prize, winner of the takahē Monica Taylor Poetry Prize 2018 and finalist of the inaugural Leeds Brotherton Poetry Prize 2019; also, internationally, shortlisted for the Fish Poetry Prize (Ireland) 2020, and placed second in the Vallum Poetry Award (Canada) 2021. Most recently s/he was a finalist of the Kathleen Grattan Poetry Award and winner of the IWW Kathleen Grattan Prize for a Sequence of Poems. Her first book of poetry is tung (forthcoming 2023, Otago University Press).