Warren Ward is a writer, psychiatrist and psychotherapist with longstanding interests in European philosophy, literature and history.
His first novel-length work, Lovers of Philosophy, explores the love lives of seven continental philosophers: Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Foucault and Derrida.
The manuscript for Lovers of Philosophy was shortlisted for the 2014 Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship, the 2014 QWC/Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program and the 2015 HARDCOPY Professional Development Program for Emerging Writers.
In 2016 he was selected to attend the Yale Writers Conference, and won a New Philosopher Writers’ Award for his essay, 50,000 at a Funeral, about the legacy of Jean-Paul Sartre.
In 2017 he was one of twelve writers from around the globe selected for an ‘Enter Text’ residency at the Arteles Creative Centre in Finland.
He is represented by Rachel Crawford at Wolf Literary Services.