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NO THEME VI Editorial: Judith Beveridge

Essays:
Words and Spills: Disability, Sexuality and Cripping Your Poetry by Kit Kavanagh-Ryan
Thirty-Six Views of the Parallax: Mark Young’s the eclectic world, Bandicoot habitat and lithic typology by Javant Biarujia
Mansplaining Abortion in Alexis Lateef’s ‘Procedure’ by Jessica Durham and Mel Pearce
Private David Jones’s In Parenthesis and The Anathemata by Peter Salmon

Artwork:
Mass Culture: Artworks by Chun Yin Rainbow Chan

Scholarly:
Dissecting the Apocalypse: Jorie Graham’s Sea Change by Caroline Williamson

Translations:
Two Translated Borys Humenyuk Poems by Oksana Maksymchuk and Kevin Vaughn
Two Translated Nadia Anjuman Poems by Farzana Marie
Two Translated Georg Trakl Poems by Christopher Newton

Interviews:
Ainslie Templeton Interviews Christopher (Loma) Soto
Autumn Royal Interviews Cecilia Vicuña

eChapbook:
Lee Cataldi New Poems with an Introduction by Joanne Burns

And a sequence of 55 new poems selected by Judith Beveridge:
I ♥ Newcastle
by Nadia Kim
Pollo a la Brasa
by Mitchell Welch
Obligation
by Joan Fleming
The Message
by Mona Zahra Attamimi
Reach & Ambition
by Ken Bolton
The Book of Screams
by Andy Kissane
The Fall
by Todd Turner
Reservoir
by Sarah Day
Blackberry
by Jonathan Dunk
These Hills
by Dimitra Harvey
Touch Screen
by Stephen Edgar
Hook
by Nathan Curnow
The Dark Placebo
by Philip Salom
sting-along
by Joanne Burns
Stir Your Best Lines
by Gail Nason
Barns in Charlevoix
by Carol Jenkins
Haar
by Eileen Chong
The Storm
by Jill Jones
Five Hundred Mornings
by Julie Manning
Wharf Toward Winter
by John Stokes
Brothers
by Omar Sakr
Seeing Francis
by Gabrielle Higgins
The First Four Hours
by Chloe Wilson
Yesterdays
by Rod Usher
Cobber
by Anthony Lawrence
Neos Kosmos
by Zoe Holman
Fleet of Foot
by James Gering
Young Animism
by Anders Villani
The Political Poem
by Chris Armstrong
No Poem for Weeks Now
by Simeon Kronenberg
Thirteen Swifties
by Simon Patton
West Coast, Ireland
by Paul Hetherington
Cover Reflections
by Diana Bridge
Settlerismo
by Michael Farrell
Do Not Read This Wall
by Roberta Lowing
Venus and Mars
by Alison Gorman
[20] Calcium
by Tricia Dearborn
Reeds Move
by Gavin Yates
one for the dads
by Brent Cantwell
Guard Duty
by John Carey
Clown Face
by Gareth Robinson
Yet
by Matt Prater
Drifting
by Kai Windle
Travels with My Father
by Mran-Maree Laing
At Western Plains
by James Lucas
Procedure
by Alexis Lateef
Shadow
by Julie Chevalier
Left Song
by Kit Kavanagh-Ryan
Wordspill
by Kit Kavanagh-Ryan
Mirrors
by Kit Kavanagh-Ryan
Kitchen Prep
by Kit Kavanagh-Ryan
 
 

CORDITE POETRY REVIEW
ISSUE 80: NO THEME VI

Released: 1 May 2017


ESSAYS


NEW CARIBBEAN Editorial

Monday, May 15th, 2017

New CaribbeanThe thing for me is, firstly, while I recognise the usefulness of full publication as a rubicon for determining real writers from aspiring ones, I do think there are many things that we can miss. For instance, over the last few years, some local anthologies have been published, representing the poetic output at national levels – Jubilation which celebrated 50 years of Jamaican independence, Ste. Lisi: Poems and Art of St. Lucia, published in honour of one of St. Lucia’s elder statesmen of letters, McDonald Dixon; 100 Poems from Trinidad and Tobago and several anthologies coming out of St. Martin, under House of Nehesi publishing.

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REVIEWS

Kate Middleton Reviews Bella Li

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Bella Li’s Argosy offers readers a book of real adventure: the adventure of form, and a challenge to our sense of what shapes a narrative. This work is fundamentally hybrid: amid short texts and textual sequences that may be termed prose poems, or micro-essays, or short short fictions, Li intersperses works of collage and photography.

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INTERVIEWS

‘We can wake up if we wish’: Autumn Royal Interviews Cecilia Vicuña

Monday, May 1st, 2017

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SCHOLARLY


Dissecting the Apocalypse: Jorie Graham’s Sea Change

Monday, May 1st, 2017

JGI will first attempt to develop one possible reading of ‘On the Concept of History’, taking for granted that any such reading exists alongside – and may even contradict – other more familiar interpretations. The second part of the article will follow this line of thinking in approaching Jorie Graham’s Sea Change, a collection of poetry that explores the catastrophic possibilities of global warming.

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GUNCOTTON BLOG

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Submission to Cordite 83: MATHEMATICS

Monday, May 8th, 2017

MathematicsThe invention of transfinite set theory by the 19th Century German mathematician, Georg Cantor, hinges the romantic conception of a boundless infinite to a post-Cantorian description of an infinity of infinities.

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