Adam Aitken

Forest Wat, Cambodia

Adam Aitken was born in 1960 and spent his early childhood in London, Thailand, and Malaysia, before settling in Sydney. As well as numerous articles on poetry, a PhD thesis on Asian-Australian literature, academic articles, and works of creative non-fiction, he is the author of four full length collections of poetry. His work can be found on Jacket and Poetry International Web. He recently spent a year in Cambodia working on his latest book of poems, Eighth Habitation (Giramondo Publishing, 2009). He lectures in English Language and Creative Writing at the University of Technology, Sydney.