Portfolio

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Books

David Prater has published two full-length collections and three shorter collections with independent Australian poetry publishers.

Davey Dreamnation aka David Prater.
A promotional shot for the release of David Prater’s debut full-length poetry collection, We Will Disappear, taken by Sean M. Whelan.

Testimonials and reviews

The cover image for David Prater's debut poetry collection We Will Disappear. This shot was taken around the time of the 'birth' of Davey Dreamnation.
The cover image from We Will Disappear, taken by David Prater in a warehouse in West Melbourne, Australia, circa 2001. Read more about this image.

Chapbooks

David Prater self-published his first chapbook in 2000. Since then, he has self-published a number of poetry objects, both in print and digitally.

The cover image from the second edition of Dead Poem Office, by David Prater. This shot was taken around the time of the 'birth' of Davey Dreamnation.
The cover image from the second edition of Dead Poem Office, also taken by David Prater in a warehouse in West Melbourne, Australia, circa 2001.

Poems

David Prater has written hundreds of poems over the course of his writing career.

Ray

Cars

A photograph of a mural in New York City taken in 2002.

Edited works

David Prater has edited a number of works, including literary and academic journals, an anthology and two collections by Australian poets

A detail from the cover image for Cordite 33.1: CC – The Remixes, which samples the cover image from Cordite 33: Creative Commons by Fortner Anderson.

Academic works

David Prater has written three academic theses.

An image of an abandoned house taken in Barellan, Australia in 2008.

About the author

David Prater is an Australian-born writer, editor and parent. His interests include mince pies, ice hockey and Joy Division.

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