Stuart Cooke


Stuart Cooke’s fourth collection of poems, the grass is greener over your grave, is forthcoming with Puncher & Wattmann. He is Associate Professor of Creative Writing and Literary Studies at Griffith University, and the current BR Whiting Fellow in Rome, Italy.



PoetryBetween one end of the gap and the other the gravity of our gaze can but scratch like banksias  at your fingertips before starlight splits the present  across his teeth into pearl and lime stanzas.

Cape York

PoetryWhen you arrive at the tip of the Cape, the coast opens its arms and you’re split into the rivulets  left by an outgoing tide, your translucent threads  untangling into a turquoise open,  where a jungle inflates into gentle mountains, your sight unrolling along...

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