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David Stavanger

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David Stavanger – aka Ghostboy – is the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde of Australian poetry. He is also a lapsed psychologist. In 2012 he was commissioned as Queensland’s sole Writer in Residence as part of the National Year of Reading and he was also Australia’s inaugural Reader-in-Residence based at Brisbane Square Library. As his alter ego, Ghostboy, he is a Green-Room-nominated spoken word artist, who has won the Performance Poetry World Cup (Nimbin). Ghostboy also established the thriving Queensland poetry slam scene and has performed on stages around the world, both solo and with the band Golden Virtues. The Special is his first full-length collection of poetry.
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The Special
The Special
David Stavanger


Both fun and playful, Stavanger’s poems display wit and beguiling originality. They shift from the oddball to the vulnerable and from the zany to the deeply meditative.


AWARDS
Winner - 2013 Thomas Shapcott Award

Winner - 2015 Wesley Michel Wright Prize