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Richard James Allen (born 1960) is a contemporary Australian poet, dancer, and filmmaker.

LifeEdit

The former Artistic Director of the Poets Union Inc, and founding director of the Australian Poetry Festival, Richard Allen was Co-Artistic Director with Karen Pearlman of That Was Fast (New York City) and Tasdance (Launceston), and now at The Physical TV Company (Sydney).[1]

Richard James Allen recently published his ninth book, The Kamikaze Mind, and received the 2006 University of Technology, Sydney Chancellor's Award for Best Ph.D. Thesis. A multi-award-winning film adaptation of his previous book, the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry-nominated Thursday's Fictions, has also been produced. This surreal dance fantasy also has a Second Life presence, Thursday's Fictions in Second Life.

PublicationsEdit

PoetryEdit

EditedEdit

  • Performing the Unnameable: An anthology of Australian performance texts (edited with Karen Perlman). Sydney: Currency Press / RealTime, 1999.[2]


Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy Australian Poetry Library.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Physical TV
  2. Search results = au:Richard James Allen, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Apr. 18, 2014.
  3. Richard James Allen (1960- ), Australian Poetry Library. Web, Apr. 18, 2014.

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