A First Reader

$25.00 inc GST

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“John Watson can write a wicked metaphor and a sensuous simile. Insight is underwritten by sly humour in these perceptions of life as art and art as life. The whole delicious caboodle is rife with gentle subversions and awakenings”

— Jan Owen

John Watson was born in the Bland District of NSW and has worked in various jobs, including fruit picking and school teaching. His first book, A First Reader, was published by Five Islands Press in 2003. He was a winner of the Newcastle Poetry Prize in 2002 for his sequence “A Jetty Completely Surrounded.”