Adelaide-born rob walker has has taught Performing Arts to South Australian primary students and English to high school and adult students in Japan. He has published three collections: sparrow in an airport, New Poets Ten (Wakefield Press), micromacro, (Seaview Press) and phobiaphobia (Picaro Press) and has co-edited THIRTY, a Friendly Street Poets Anthology (Wakefield Press). He has also published hundreds of poems in journals and online, mainly in Australia, the UK and the US. He lives on a small farm in the Adelaide Hills.
Prior to publication by Five Islands Press tropeland was shortlisted for both the Adelaide Festival of Literature Awards and the John Knight Memorial Poetry Manuscript Prize.