Matt Chun and James Tylor

OPEN Editorial: Cam Lowe and Jo Langdon

Artwork:
UnMonumental: 20 Works by Matt Chun and James Tylor

Essays:
Everything I Don’t Know How to Say / sve što ne znam kako da kažem by Dženana Vucic
Paper-feel and Digital Play: Note-taking and Videogames by Claire Osborn-Li

Interviews:
‘Revolt and remembrance’: Joel Scott in conversation with Don Mee Choi
‘Energy is Art’s force’: Dan Disney in Conversation with Joyelle McSweeney
‘It’s no gift to have this kind of knowledge’: Indigo Perry in conversation with Dani Netherclift

Translations:
3 Xhevdet Bajraj Translations by Alice Whitmore
3 Savita Singh Translations by Medha Singh
6 Manoel de Barros Translations by Bruna Dantas Lobato and Flávia Stefani Resende

Chapbooks:
Notes From Sick Rooms by Lucinda Strahan
Porous Walls, or, Why don’t you join me?: Poems from the Future of Health with Andy Jackson, Angela Costi, Gemma Mahadeo, Esther Ottoway, Kerri Shying, Anna Jacobson, Leah Robertson and Rachael Wenona Guy

Scholarly:
Writing Threat and Trauma: Poetic Witnessing to Social Injustice and Crisis by Meera Atkinson

And 70 new poems selected by Cam Lowe and Jo Langdon:
Tongue of the Hidden
by Arnold Zable
Real
by Laura Jean McKay
Three Elegies
by Kris Hemensley
CENTURY INFINITY
by Bella Li
Chosen Family Sequence
by Vahni Capildeo
They Sung Us
by Kirli Saunders
Tongue
by Lisa Gorton
Grey-eyes
by Izzy Roberts-Orr
Yellow Gully
by Tais Rose Wae
Nine Lives
by Ken Bolton
Closer
by Felicity Plunkett
Poesy
by Autumn Royal
haemopoiesis
by Michele Leggott
in real life
by Ender Baskan
Alternate Version
by Laurie Duggan
Color Theory
by Christian Ryan Ram Malli
自然/It-self
by Luoyang Chen
Translation
by Brigid Coleridge
Kusa Mahshi
by Yasmin Elbouch
Property rights
by Lisa Collyer
Eco/burial
by Josie Jocelyn Deane
By the pond
by Anna Jasinska
to be a dweller
by Modi Deng
Parachute
by Louise Oxley
The Skeletons
by Debbie Lim
Still Life
by Lizzie Harris
A series of departures
by Jenny Pollak
Joey
by Sam Morley
Extremities
by Dani Netherclift
Anthesis
by Sharifa Tartoussi
Impulse
by Maddie Godfrey
Winter Crow
by Margaret Bradstock
humans are happy
by Sofie Verraest
The Art of Revision
by Leslie Grollman
Mohole Flower
by Justin Cruzana
Zuihitsu for Drying Flowers
by Gabriella Graceffo
DRIFT
by Susan Fealy
Concrete Butterflies
by Joshua Finzi
The women of Kurdistan
by Behrouz Boochani
eat me
by Tan Arsa Sagara
Pattern Making
by Sharon Rockman
Interrupted
by Natalie D-Napoleon
That green feeling
by Patrick Carey
Wolf Blooms
by Natalie Rose Dyer
teeth beads
by Pri Victor
Perspective
by Lesh Karan
Open the Frog App
by James Lucas
A Toll
by Liam Ferney
Looking at Clouds and Currawongs
by Josephine Scicluna
Wings
by Deborah Dawkings
Ghazal for Etel
by Gurmeet Kaur
Lake
by Kerry Greer
medusa
by Eric Jiang
Kishōtenketsu
by E. J. Koh
the village waves
by Barnaby Smith
Privileging Space
by Robert Juan Kennard
Moon’s Étude
by Stuart Barnes
Carcinization
by Damen O'Brien
Storm front, roll cloud
by Ali Jane Smith
She’s 26
by Pete Spence
 
 

CORDITE POETRY REVIEW
ISSUE 106: OPEN

Released: 15 September 2022


ESSAYS


Paper-feel and Digital Play: Note-taking and Videogames

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

After months (years?) of stagnation in lockdown, I handle a pen with an uncertain grip. I feel a tremor as I write, now, and my script varies wildly as I adjust and readjust.

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REVIEWS

Rory Green Reviews Theory of Colours by Bella Li

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

Bella Li’s hybrid poetics of text and image are instantly recognisable. Her third collection Theory of Colours follows on structurally and stylistically from her well-received earlier works: Argosy (2017, Vagabond Books) and Lost Lake (2018, Vagabond Books). Here, as with her previous collections, alchemical concoctions of form and genre blend source materials into sequences with a commitment to the surreal and uncanny.

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INTERVIEWS

‘Energy is Art’s force’: Dan Disney in Conversation with Joyelle McSweeney

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

‘In a station of the vortex pick me up and hurl me’ writes Joyelle McSweeney in the poem ‘Oocyte’, appearing in their celebrated collection Toxicon and Arachne (Nightboat Books, 2020). In this heady exchange of ideas, the author of ten books (poetry, fiction, drama, non-fiction, translation) reveals a formidable erudition swirls through the heartlands of their elemental writing.

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SCHOLARLY


Writing Threat and Trauma: Poetic Witnessing to Social Injustice and Crisis

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

This article explores creative responses to crises that are written and technologically mediated in a liminal zone between threat and trauma.

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GUNCOTTON BLOG

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Submission to Cordite 108: DEDICATION

Sunday, September 4th, 2022

This issue asks for your devotions, your gestures of esteem and affection, your hot takes on the solemn and fanatical. It delights in submissions seeking abandonment and surrender to a goal or cause.

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