Louis Klee

Louise Klee taken by Sophie Davidson
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Louis Klee is an Australian writer and philosopher. He currently teaches literature and philosophy at the University of Cambridge, where he is a Junior Research Fellow at Clare College. His first degree was a Bachelor of Philosophy at the Australian National University. His poetry has been published in the TLS, Meanjin, and other places, and anthologised in the Best Australian Poems and Best of Australian Poems series. He was co-winner of the Peter Porter Prize in 2017 for his poem 'Sentence to Lilacs'. He contributes to the Sydney Review of Books as a JUNCTURE Fellow, with recent essays on Australian historiography, poetry and labour, and the unlikely story of Alain Badiou's reception in Australia (co-written with Christian Gelder).

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