Robert Wood is a writer. His poetry is informed by experience, history, and philosophy; and, his literary journalism engages with ethics, theory, and politics. Robert is the author of two books and several individual publications.

Signed author copies of all his print works are held at the Kislak Special Collections Library at the University of Pennsylvania. This includes Robert’s heavily annotated versions of Charles Olson’s The Maximus Poems and Lao Tzu’s Dao De Ching.

In 2017–2018, Robert was an Endeavour Research Fellow at Columbia University in New York City. At present, he is writing poems about youth, friendship, and the ocean; and, essays about suburbanism. Robert is Chair of PEN Perth and works for The Centre for Stories.