Meet the Poet
David Adès is an Australian poet who has been living in Pittsburgh since 2011. He has been a member of Friendly Street Poets since 1979. His collection, Mapping the World, was commended for the Anne Elder Award 2008. His poetry is widely published and has recently been anthologised in Australian Love Poems, The Stars Like Sand: Australian Speculative Poetry, APoems 2013, Volume 2 of the Australian Poetry Members’ Anthology and Volume 3 of the Australian Poetry Members' Anthology 2014. David was recently awarded the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize 2014 for his poem “Dazzled," and shortlisted for the Newcastle Poetry Prize 2014. Read.