Claire Gaskin is a Melbourne-based Poet & Creative Writing Teacher.

Dr Claire Gaskin has been writing and publishing her poetry for over three decades. She holds a PhD in Writing and Literature from Deakin University.

Claire has authored five books of poetry: A Snail in the Ear of the Buddha, a bud (shortlisted for the John Bray SA Festival Award for Literature in 2008), Paperweight, Eurydice Speaks and Ismene’s Survivable Resistance.

Claire currently supervisors at Melbourne University and Deakin University, and teaches poetry at the CAE and creative writing at the Sandybeach Centre. Claire is also available for one-on-one mentoring. {Read more about Claire}.