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Shari Kocher

Shari Kocher is an Australian poet, fiction-writer, researcher and therapist. Widely published and anthologised in Australia and elsewhere, including in Best of Australian Poems 2021, Kocher’s work has won or been shortlisted for numerous awards. Her two books of poetry are Foxstruck and Other Collisions (Highly Commended for the NSW Premier’s Literature Awards Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize 2022) and The Non-Sequitur of Snow (Highly Commended in the Anne Elder Awards 2015). In 2021 she won the Blue Knot Foundation Award, while her poem ‘Wintercearig’ was longlisted in Overland’s Kuracca Prize for Australian Literature. Kocher holds a PhD from Melbourne University and lives and works on the sovereign land of the Dja Dja Wurrung people.

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