Welcome to the website of David McCooey, a prize-winning poet, critic, and editor, as well as a musician and sound artist. Details about his publications and releases can be found here. David is a Professor of Writing and Literature at Deakin University in Geelong, Victoria, where he lives.

His latest collection of poems, Star Struck, is available from UWA Publishing.

Click here to purchase Star Struck

'And an Australian title that is dazzling me at present: David McCooey’s sophisticated volume Star Struck,' John Kinsella, Poetry (Chicago).

'Star Struck is disturbingly good...contemporary Australian poetry at its engaging best', Geoff Page, The Australian.

'In the tradition of Australian poets cum academics, McCooey takes an honoured place', Peter Pierce, The Australian.