Robert Wood is a writer. His poetry is informed by experience, history, and philosophy; and, his literary interviews engage with meaning, identity, and craft. 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 Tao Te 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, a book of essays about suburbanism, which will be available in October. Robert is Creative Director for The Centre for Stories and Chair of PEN Perth.