M. T. C. Cronin

Author: M. T. C. Cronin

MTC Cronin has published fourteen collections of poetry (including several in translation), the latest being The Flower, The Thing, UQP, 2006 and her work has won and been shortlisted for many major literary awards both in Australia and overseas. Cronin has studied arts, law, literature and creative writing and after working for the decade of the nineties in law, began teaching writing in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. She currently lives in Maleny (Queensland, Australia) with her partner and three young daughters and is completing her doctorate – The Catastrophe of Meaning – described as writing on poetry, law, justice and desire. Cronin has three collections of poetry forthcoming (Irrigations (of the Human Heart) – fictional essays on the poetics of living, art & love, USA; Our Life is a Box. / Prayers Without a God, Australia/Thailand;  and Notebooks of Signs & 3 Other Small Books, UK).