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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, Beauvoir, 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.

7 responses to “About

  1. You’re a natural, Warren! Fascinating blog, I look forward to reading more, as well as your book when it is released.


  2. peter

    I enjoyed your essay, reminded me of a headmaster’s conference int he UK in ‘6os. “Rugby’s headmaster said ‘This school prepares a boy for life” Ampleforth’s head said ‘This school prepares a boy for death’
    Both were right!
    Peter Robinson, editor


  3. Thanks for your interest Peter. I will be sure to do that!


  4. Eric Koch

    Hi Warren, Do you have an estimate when your book will be issued/available in the Netherlands (in English)?


    • Hi Eric. Thanks for your interest! Lovers of Philosophy will be published early 2021 by Ockham Publishing. It will be able to be ordered through Amazon, Book Depository and Waterstones. Will post on my blog as more details become available.


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