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NO THEME IX Editorial: Mindy Gill and Jeet Thayil

Artwork:
7 Works by Eugenia Lim
Lockdown Lookbook: Juicy Iso Couture from Radam Ridwan
Brenton McKenna Has More than 14 Monsters

Essays:
Never Be Alone Again: Hip-Hop Sampling as a Technique in Contemporary Australian Poetry by Liam Ferney
Unearthing the Greek in the Australian: an Account of Owl Publishing’s History and Foundation by Angela Costi
Wrestling with Mode and Meaning: the Play of Poetry in Theatre by Emilie Collyer
Net Carries Water by Threasa Meads

Interviews:
‘A way of breathing together’: Winnie Dunn Interviews Merlinda Bobis
‘Desire’s temporality is going to be perverse’: Elena Betros López Interviews Lisa Robertson
On Presence, Defiance and Honesty: daniel ward Interviews CAConrad

Translations:
5 Gabriela Mistral Translations by Stuart Cooke
3 Lionel Ray Translations by Alex McKeown

Chapbooks:
3 Romanian Poets in Translation: Ana Dragu, Angi Melania Cristea and Laura Cozma by Cristina Savin
CHROMA by Bella Li
A Discussion on Verity Spott with 6 Poems by Joel Scott, Charlotte Thießen and Verity Spott

And 74 new poems selected by Mindy Gill and Jeet Thayil:
Surveying What Adheres
by Jaya Savige
Vanishing
by Samuel Wagan Watson
Duck Poems
by Vijay Nambisan
They say this world …
by Katia Kapovich
Olympic Bingo
by Jessica Alice
A Thing or Two
by Elaine Sexton
Where you belong
by Imtiaz Dharker
In the Mountains
by Forrest Gander
call collect
by Xiaoran Shi
Anthropocene
by Anthony Lawrence
Should I
by Curtis Bauer
The Messages
by Stephen Sexton
untitled
by Ben Mazer
Order of Birds
by Natalie Rose Dyer
halcyon hurts
by Claire Cao
In Memoriam
by Chris Oakey
Insulae
by Alexander Booth
Miss Hooker
by Gale Acuff
Nocturne, Tonight
by Seth Canner
Dandelions
by Louise McKenna
This abstraction
by Jackson
Enough:Too Much
by Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes
The Zeitgeist
by Michael Mintrom
The Politics of Memory
by Andisha Sabri Carey
Evening Report
by Anneliese Hennessy
The Little Guys
by Joel Ephraims
Springtime
by Allison Hummel
Mirror
by S K Grout
Truva
by Linda Godfrey
WHATEVER U LIKE
by Ursula Robinson-Shaw
On the Shoalhaven
by Mark O'Flynn
Another View
by Jennifer Compton
thylacine
by Alex Gallagher
Fishers of Men
by Peter Ramm
The Mechanical Garden
by Philip Nikolayev
Psalm 19b
by Paul Mitchell
God’s good old China
by Ilya Gutner
Diagnosis
by Patrick Rosal
Corolla
by Glenn McPherson
Silt
by Tom Coverdale
December Moment
by Lazar Trubman
It Gets Easier
by Chera Hammons
For Louise Bourgeois
by Erika Luckert
Grackle
by Brian Clifton
fiction is necessary
by Kevin Gillam
Waiting for the Byron Train
by Margaret Bradstock
Recycled
by Oz Hardwick
The Black Cockatoos
by Diane Fahey
Lovely Windows
by Ion Corcos
The Blurst Bitch
by Eloise Grills
you are turned a someone
by Pascalle Burton
From Television
by Kate Middleton
Berlin
by Bhaskar Pitla
In the Land of Nod
by Martin Kovan
Clay
by Kabel Mishka Ligot
Disambiguation
by Philip Dean
Small witch, a shield
by Mykaela Saunders
imbibed aubade
by Izzy Roberts-Orr
Another Gospel of Fire
by Ralph Fonte
Untitled
by Ali Cobby Eckermann
Vodokhryshchi
by Kristian Radford
Purple House − Maleny
by Philip Neilsen
 
 

CORDITE POETRY REVIEW
ISSUE 96: NO THEME IX

Released: 1 May 2020


ESSAYS


Wrestling with Mode and Meaning: the Play of Poetry in Theatre

Friday, May 1st, 2020

Sitting high in the John Golden Theatre on Broadway, the opening moments of Jeremy O Harris’s Slave Play leave me open-mouthed. A black woman, dressed simply and of another era – one might presume as a slave – enters the …

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REVIEWS

Julia Clark Reviews Alice Allan’s The Empty Show

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Alice Allan’s debut collection opens with the declaration, ‘A sonnet is always a love poem.’

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INTERVIEWS

‘A way of breathing together’: Winnie Dunn Interviews Merlinda Bobis

Friday, May 1st, 2020

Merlinda Bobis is a poet first and foremost but her extensive body of work has transpired across novels, plays, performances, essays, and works for radio. A single dialogue between us can in no way capture her incredible writing, which is …

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SCHOLARLY


Chorography and Toute-eau in the Waters of Lower Murray Country

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The first line of this fragment by poet Edward Kamau Brathwaite opens philosopher Édouard Glissant’s Poetics of Relation. ‘The unity is submarine’.

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GUNCOTTON BLOG

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Winner and Commended Writers in the 2020 Queensland Poetry Festival Val Vallis Award

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Helen Lucas has won the 2020 Queensland Poetry Festival Val Vallis Prize with ‘Heirloom’; Sarah Rice wins second prize with ‘My Time in Govie Housing Draws to a Close’ and Rae White wins the Highest Queensland entry for ‘The last …

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