Kevin Brophy

Kevin Brophy is author of eleven books of fiction, poetry and essays.

His latest are Mr Wittgenstein’s Lion (Five Islands, 2007) and Patterns of Creativity (Rodopi, 2009).

In 2008 Kevin was co-winner of the Calibre prize for an outstanding essay.

He teaches Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne.


Pretence, sincerity, convention

EssayRECENTLY I HAD an eyelash transplant. Hairs were taken from the back of my neck and placed across the edge of my otherwise bald eyelids. Since adolescence I have suffered from a condition known as trichotillomania. It is a...

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