David Stavanger is an award-winning poet, performer and cultural producer. In 2013 he won the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize, resulting in the release of The Special
(UQP), his first full-length collection of adult poetry which was also awarded the 2015 Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize. David is the Co-Director of the Queensland Poetry Festival. He is also sometimes known as pioneering Green Room-nominated performance poet Ghostboy.