Member Profiles

Colleen Keating is a Sydney poet. Her writing explores the wonder and paradox of nature with the harsh realities of life, justice, equality and the increasing threat to our natural environment. Colleen’s answer to the world is poetry. 

She has published six collections of poetry, including two award-winning verse novels, Hildegard of Bingen: A poetic journey and Olive Muriel Pink: her radical & idealistic life. Her newly published book is The Dinner Party: A poetic reflection (2023).  All are available through Ginninderra Press. 

Colleen has co-edited 5 Picaro Poets Chap books. She is co-editor of the past two Anthologies of the Women Writers Network.  She enjoys poetry groups to share and edit her work.

Colleen writes on Ku-ring-gai land in Sydney and Darkinjung on the Central Coast of NSW.