Graham Kershaw


Graham Kershaw is the author of The Home Crowd and Dovetail Road (both Fremantle Press), and a collection of poetry, Undersummer (Sunline Press). He is also the editor of Dark Diamonds: Poems from the South Coast of Western Australia (Hallowell Press) and winner of the 2012 Blake Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in Westerly, Southerly, Australian Book Review and The Weekend Australian, among others.


The emperor’s twin 

Poetry In the absence of gods, must we choose monsters? You can never really know the difference, or see under. These creatures are all skin; hence history’s endless  conjectures over The Man Within, as if the emperor had a smaller, kinder twin we’d never...

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