Lyn Reeves

Lyn Reeves is a poet, fiction writer, editor and mentor. Her sixth and most recent poetry collection, Designs on the Body, (Interactive Press, 2011) won the IP Picks Best Poetry Award in 2010. From 1994 to 2012, Lyn was an associate editor for the literary journal Famous Reporter. She has guest-edited poetry for several poetry and haiku journals. As the owner and editor of Pardalote Press, Lyn edited and published 16 poetry collections, as well as helping to edit several other poetry manuscripts. She has read at many festivals and venues around the country, and is experienced in giving writing workshops to adults and children. Her poetry has been translated into French and Russian, set to music by composer, Rosemary Austen and read on ABC Poetica. Lyn has a Masters Creative Writing from the University of Canberra. She also writes haiku, short stories, essays and memoir – and blogs occasionally at