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‘Taller When Prone’ and 'Killing the Black Dog' by Les Murray - Book Review - NYTimes.comThe depression that the poet Les Murray suffered, detailed with self-effacing honesty in his memoir, “Killing the Black Dog,” informs the humor in his new collection, “Taller When Prone.”- The New York Times
Les Murray and the Poetry of Depression - NYTimes.comThe Australian poet Les Murray offers a memoir of his depression, and a new book of verse.- The New York Times
Les Murray is the author of many books of poetry. His collection Subhuman Redneck Poems received the T. S. Eliot Prize in 1996, and in 1998 he was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, presented by Queen Elizabeth II. He lives in New South Wales, Australia.