Joel Deane is an Australian poet, novelist, and speechwriter.
Deane, born in Melbourne, Australia, lived in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1990s, working as a technology journalist. He has also worked as a press secretary and speechwriter for the Australian Labor Party.
Deane's first novel, Another, was considered a “striking debut” by Melbourne Weekly and "reminiscent of Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet" by Australian Book Review. His first collection of poetry, Subterranean Radio Songs, was short-listed for the 2006 Anne Elder Award, and has been called "brilliantly energetic" and "virtuosic" by Australian Book Review.
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