Meet the Poet
Ken W. Simpson
Ken W. Simpson is an Australian poet who grew up in South Camberwell, a suburb of Melbourne. After studying art at Swinburne Art School, he enjoyed a successful career as an art teacher. Since retiring, he has devoted his time to writing poetry. His first book, The Learning Process, was published in 2010. Since then he has published four additional books: A Life in Orbit: A Biography in Verse (2012), The Mind Inside (2013), A Face in the Rain (2013), and his most recent volume, Patterns of Perfection (2015). This year he has had some 40 poems accepted for publication in various venues. He currently lives with his family at Lysterfield, a Melbourne suburb, in the state of Victoria, where—when he is not writing poetry—he enjoys gardening. He maintains an official author website, here, to which he invites your visit. Read.