Paul Hardacre

Paul Hardacre was born in Brisbane, Australia in 1974. Since 2000, he has been a Managing Director of papertiger media inc. ( This has included his editing of the papertiger: new world poetry CDROM; hutt poetry ezine; anything i like art ezine; and the soi 3 modern poets imprint.   His first collection of poetry, The Year Nothing, was published by HeadworX (Wellington, New Zealand) in 2003. His second collection of poetry, Love in the place of rats (Transit Lounge), was shortlisted for the Thomas Shapcott Award in 2003, 2004 and 2005, and was launched at the 2007 The Age Melbourne Writers' Festival. Since 2004 Paul has, with his long-time partner, artist and graphic designer Marissa Newell, lived in Chiang Mai, Thailand. In that same period of time he has traveled extensively, including journeys to Myanmar, Singapore, Pakistan, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, China, New Zealand, Ireland, the Netherlands, the United States, Italy, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos PDR, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka.

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