Roland Leach: his four collections of poetry are Shorelines:Three
Poets (Fremantle Arts Press), drowning ophelia (Sunline), darwin's pistols & other poems (Picaro Press) and My Father's Pigs (Picaro Press).
He is the proprietor of Sunline Press, a publishing
venture to publish Australian poets in elegant hardbacks.
He was the recipient of a Poetry Grant from the Australia
Council where he travelled to Easter Island, Peru and
the Galapagos Island. He has won most of the prestigious
poetry prizes in Australia, including the 1995 Newcastle
Poetry Prize, was runner-up the following year, as well
as winning the 1998 Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize and
two Tom Collins Prizes. His poem 'My Great Aunt' appeared in The Best Australian Poems 2012 (Black Ink, John Tranter Ed)and Adhesive appeared in Best Australian Poems 2015