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Ben Walter


Ben WalterBen Walter is one of Tasmania’s leading emerging writers. His fiction and poetry have been published widely, appearing in Griffith Review, Overland, Island, Southerly, The Review of Australian Fiction, The Lifted Brow, Kill Your Darlings, Cordite and a range of other magazines and journals.

He is the author of Below Tree Level, produced as a book and literary installation on Mt. Wellington, and edited the award-winning craft/fiction anthology, I Sleep in Haysheds and Corners.

He has twice won Express Media’s award for Best Project for Young Writers in Tasmania. In 2013, his unpublished poetry manuscript Lurching was shortlisted in the Tasmanian Literary Prizes.

Ben Walter is available for readings, commissions and creative projects.


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Fullers Bookshop - Hobart
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Fullers Bookshop


131 Collins Street, Hobart

Established in 1923, it is one of Hobart's leading independent booksellers.
Exterior of the Hobart Bookshop
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Hobart Bookshop


22 Salamanca Square, Hobart

a proud independent bookshop with an emphasis on Tasmaniana, poetry and literature.
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The Book Cellar


132 High Street, Campbell Town

A treasure trove of new and old books in the cellars under the Fox Hunter's Return