Paul Hetherington has published ten books of poetry and four chapbooks. He has an abiding interest in the visual arts and edited the final three volumes of the National Library of Australia’s four-volume edition of the diaries of the artist Donald Friend. He is one of the founding editors of the international online journal Axon: Creative Explorations and a founding editorial committee member of the Meniscus journal. He won the 2014 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards (poetry) and was awarded a six-month Australia Council for the Arts Residency in the BR Whiting Studio in Rome for 2015-16. He was also awarded one of the two places on the 2012 Australian Poetry Tour to Ireland and shortlisted for the 2013 Montreal International Poetry Prize.