Unorthodox Australian Poet is the pen name of West Australian born poet,
Garry William Gosney. He has also published works under Perth Desperado.
Born 19 October 1955, Garry William GOSNEY of Mt Lawley, Perth, West Australia.
is an only child to Jean and William Gosney.
He suffers dyslexia, and as an adult was diagnosed with ADHD & ADD.
At the age of 5 he was sent to the Catholic school Swanlea Boarding Hostel,
followed by Middle Swan State School, de La Salle Catholic day School
and Castledare Catholic Boarding College & Clontarf Boys Town Catholic Boarding College .
In 1998 a serious vehicle accident has left him with severe nerve damage and pain.
He has 5 children (4 boys, 1 girl) to his first wife, Karen.
Published works #
One Aussie's Endeavours Poetry Writtings Lyrics Feelings, published under the pen name Perth Desperado
combined poetry about his life, family, travels, loves and thoughts,
illustrated with photographs of his travels.2004
Controversial Dreams Wishes Hopes Lyrics 2005
MY UNORTHODOX HEARTS Desires Loves Prayers Lyrics 2008
One Aussies Endeavours Vol 2 Desires Memories Dreams Lyrics 2010
C H R I S T M A S POETRY, Lyrics, Dreams, Fantasies 2010
Some of Gary's poetry has been composed into music by country artist
Rory D. Ruff of Colorado.