Emily BALLOU

BALLOU Emily

Poems

 

Emily Ballou is a Scotland-based Australian poet, novelist and screenwriter. She is the author of the novels Father Lands and Aphelion (Picador) and the verse-portrait of Charles Darwin The Darwin Poems (UWA Publishing). The Darwin Poems was awarded the 2010 Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize, highly commended in the Anne Elder Award and shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry, the Mary Gilmore Prize, the ALS Gold Medal and the Western Australia Premier’s Prize. She has recently adapted two episodes of The Slap for ABC-TV, soon to be screened on the BBC. She lives in Glasgow.

 

 

 

 

  • Leeuwarden Europan Capital of Culture 2018
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Embassy of Ireland
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Greenland Representation to the European Union
  • Commission européenne
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Balassi Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity
  • It Skriuwersboun
  • Ville de Bruxelles
  • Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Belgium
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of Belgium
  • Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Orfeu - Livraria Portuguesa
  • Greenlandic Writers Association
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Spain Arts and Culture - Cultural and Scientific Service of the Embassy of Spain in Belgium
  • Danish Cultural Institute
  • MuntPunt
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Etxepare Euskal Institutua
  • Scottish Government EU Office