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Kristen Lang

Kristen Lang moved from Melbourne to regional Tasmania as a child. She now lives in mountainous country in north-west Tasmania. In her writing, closeness and connection combine with a beyond-human view that celebrates ecological continuity. Her collection of poems and photographs Let me show you a ripple was self-published in 2008. In 2017, her poetry books SkinNotes and The Weight of Light were published by Walleah Press and Five Islands Press. The latter was longlisted for the 2019 Margaret Scott Award. Earth Dwellers, published in 2021 by Giramondo, was longlisted for the 2021 Laurel Prize.


Earth Dwellers

New Poems

Kristen Lang

112 pages
Paperback, 21 x 14.8 cm
Published March 2021
ISBN 9781925818673

Immersed in wilderness landscapes, Earth Dwellers sets the delicacy of life forms against time scales that go back millions of years. These are deep-breath poems, full of touch and awareness, committed to the ecologies that envelop us.