Nicholas Powell was born in Armidale, New South Wales. In 2007 he was awarded a Young Australian Poets Fellowship, and a chapbook, Of Fallen Myth, was published by the Poets Union. Later that year he relocated to Finland, where he lived for three years, and where many of the poems in Water Mirrors were written. He divides his time between Finland and Australia.
ALL TITLES BY NICHOLAS POWELL
This collection of poems by Nicholas Powell was inspired by his 'enchanting and disorientating' experience of moving to Finland.
Winner of the 2011 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize
PRAISE FOR WATER MIRRORS
‘At once domestic and cosmic, these poems “burgeon like ferns in bitumen”, modest yet extraordinarily forceful, ruled by a gentle but masterly technique.’ Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize Judges’ Comments 2011