John Foulcher has published six books of poetry. He won the 1988 National Library Bicentennial Poetry Award and the 1994 ACT Book of the Year Award for his New and Selected. His work has been published extensively in national newspapers and journals, and his poems have been widely anthologised. From 1986 to 1994 his poetry was set for study on the NSW Higher School Certificate syllabus. He lives on the NSW North Coast.