Sarah Holland-Batt is an award-winning Australian writer, and a Professor of Creative Writing at QUT. She is the author of three books of poems – Aria, The Hazards and The Jaguar – and a book of essays, Fishing for Lightning. In 2016 she was awarded the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry.
Sarah’s writing has been recognised with numerous prizes, and she is the recipient of a Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship, residencies at Yaddo and MacDowell in the United States, an Asialink Literature Residency in Japan, and an Australia Council Literature Residency at the B.R. Whiting Studio in Rome, among other honours. In 2016, she was awarded the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry.