Eric Beach (born 1947) is a New Zealand and Australian poet, playwright, and short story writer.
Born in New Zealand, Beach has lived in Tasmania and in Victoria since 1972.
He is active in the Australian performance poetry scene, performing at workshops, readings and events around Australia.
He has published 5 collections of poetry, and has been included in every anthology published by major literary magazines in Australia.
His 1996 collection, Weeping for Lost Babylon, won the NSW Premier's Literary Award and the Age Poetry Book of the Year award.
- Lyrics & Blues. Wellington, NZ: privately published, 1968.
- Henry Lawson Petfoods. Sydney: Fragment Press, 1974.
- Saint Kilda Meets Hugo Ball. St Lucia, Qld: Makar Press, 1974.
- In Occupied Territory. Cammeray, NSW: Saturday Centre, 1977.
- A Photo of Some People in a Football Stadium: Poems. Melbourne: Overland, 1978.
- Fond Far Wells. (with Shelton Lee). Poowong, Vic: Clough Press, [198-].
- I Want to be Normal. Glebe, NSW: privately published, 1993.
- Weeping for Lost Babylon. Sydney: Angus and Robertson and Paper Bark Press, 1996.
- Red Heart My Country. Lauderdale, Tas: Pardalote Press, 2000.
Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy the Australian Poetry Library.
- ↑ Australian Poets and Their Works, by William Wilde, Oxford University Press, 1996
- ↑ The Thylazine Foundation: Arts, Ethics and Literature.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Eric Beach, Pardalote Press, Web, Mar. 2, 2012.
- ↑ "Eric Beach (1947- )," Australian Poetry Library, Web, Mar. 2, 2011.