Alex Skovron

Alex Skovron is the author of six poetry collections, a prose novella and a book of short stories. His most recent volume of poetry, Towards the Equator: New & Selected Poems (2014), was shortlisted in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Alex’s numerous public readings include appearances in China, Serbia, India, Ireland, Macedonia, Portugal and Italy, and his work has been translated into a number of languages. A new collection of poems, Letters from the Periphery, is forthcoming.



Poetry Readings

In one luxurious, uninterrupted hour, poets Anne Carson, Sam Duckor-Jones, Anna Jacobson, Emma Lew, Philip Salom and Alex Skovron take us on an audible journey and remind us of the power of the written and spoken word. Hosted by Barbara Kamler.

May 3, 2020

Of Folk and Fairy Tales

Host extraordinaire, Rachael Kohn, will guide us through a dark and wonderful storytelling journey featuring a line-up of internationally acclaimed writers. Orly Castel-Bloom (Israel), Wallace Shawn (US), Jaye Kranz, Avi Duckor-Jones (NZ), Bram Presser, Alex Skovron, Hana Assafiri and Jude Perl respond to the theme ‘Of Folk and Fairy Tales’. They may be subversive, dabble…

May 2, 2020