Christian Thompson | Conjure by Moon | & | Rocks on Your Belly | 2013 | Pagan Sun series

Poetry Editorial: Tracy Ryan

Artworks: Eleven Portraits by Christian Thompson

Essays: Rebecca Giggs Peers into The Microscope Project and Mez Breeze offers >>Sidestepping the Known: A Loose Chronology of Meztext[ing]s

Memoir Intervention: The Northern Territory Emergency Response: Why Australia Will Not Recover from The Intervention by Ali Cobby Eckermann and Phillip Gijindarraji Hall’s My Intervention (in Cowdy)

Interviews: Elena Gomez Interviews Jahan Ramazani and Prithvi Varatharajan Interviews Maria Takolander

Chapbook: Caledonian Antisyzygy; Seven Contemporary Scottish Poets curated by Robyn Marsack and Colin Waters

Electronic: to arrive by chance by Alinta Krauth

Translations: Horse, Hawk, and Cheetah: Three Arabic Hunting Poems of Abū Nuwās by J E Montgomery, Gu Yanwu: Translations of Letters, Poems and Essays by Ian Johnston, Five Poems of Ángel González by Gonzalo Melchor, Three Poems from Wojciech Brzoska by Adam Zdrodowski and Charles Baudelaire’s ‘Les Petites Vieilles’ by Jan Owen

Blog: Lost Venues, Long Nights: An Introduction to Historical Maps of Live Music in Sydney and Melbourne by Sarah Taylor

New Reviews: Nicholas Birns reviews Another English: Anglophone Poems from Around the World and Duncan Hose reviews Best Australian Poems 2014

And a sequence of 64 new poems selected by Tracy Ryan:
A White Australia Mindset
by Charmaine Papertalk-Green
After You Shout
by Lucy Dougan
Donkey
by T R Hummer
but we still dig
by Scott-Patrick Mitchell
Tree kit (for Zoe)
by Jo Langdon
love story
by Eddie Paterson
Barrow Ballad
by Jennifer Clarvoe
Like and as, ii
by Chris Brown
Obsolute
by Sophie Mayer
The New Music
by Steve McOrmond
En Passant
by Martin Kovan
Skywatchers
by Margaret Bradstock
Bored Orcas
by Piotr Gwiazda
Luck
by Diane Fahey
Papier-mâché
by Vanessa Page
Curator
by Belinda Rule
Response in Negative
by Anne-Marie Newton
The Road to Ireland
by Owen Gallagher
Not under Lake Eucumbene
by Greg McLaren
finite
by Melinda Kallasmae
Heathward
by Adam Stokell
Alice at Last
by Kia Groom
Surplus
by Joel Scott
Shafted
by S J Finn
Asks
by Jill Jones
Some words no longer work
by Samuel Wagan Watson
Helen 1962 – 2012
by Lindsay Rabbitt
Lullaby
by Isi Unikowski
Artefact
by Helen Parsons
Nostalgia Half-life
by Andrea DeAngelis
Night Spaces
by Mark Danowsky
Stone Horses
by Siobhan Hodge
Mick
by Justin Lowe
Blank lyric
by Pam Brown
Method Actor
by Cassie Lewis
Anger
by Robert Lumsden
Homecoming
by Louise Jaques
Surely Someone
by Carolyn Abbs
Chimera
by Kate Middleton
How to treat your ghosts:
by Sarojini Maxwell
what holds me
by Simon Perril
Lineage
by Greg McLaren
Lacklustrous
by Coco Owen
The Day After
by Lea McInerney
Eyes
by Damen O'Brien
We: Outro
by Steve McOrmond
Ketubah
by Anna Jacobson
to arrive by chance
by Alinta Krauth
Quote for Service
by Mark O'Flynn
A World Order
by Martin Kovan
Blinding Loyalty
by Charmaine Papertalk-Green
Olde Worlde Cento
by Dennis Garvey
Borroloola Blue
by Phillip Gijindarraji Hall
Love Magic
by Ali Cobby Eckermann
A Parable
by Ali Cobby Eckermann
Grave
by Ali Cobby Eckermann
Dystopian Empire
by Phillip Gijindarraji Hall
 
 

CORDITE POETRY REVIEW
ISSUE 49.0: OBSOLETE

Released: 1 February 2015


ESSAYS


The raison d’etre of onedit

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Onedit hasn’t had a statement about its raison d’etre since its inception almost 15 years ago, and it’s interesting to be writing one now. The point of poetry for me is that it’s a much more flexible, open, varied, and enduring way of writing into, out of, through, around, or with the world than any kind of commentary can ever be.

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REVIEWS

Dan Disney Reviews the deciBels Series

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

These ten tiny tomes each speak (squawk, swoon, glitch, muse, lyricise, confess) of how there is something not ticking precisely inside the reality machine. Or perhaps these books shine light onto how we’ve all gone slightly spectral within our anthropocenic phantasmagorias, lost and unmoored in an experiment that’s become dreadfully strange. Some of these books turn exclusively toward the world, others perhaps come from particular critical engagements; each serves to extend conversation both on what poets do, and what poems are for.

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INTERVIEWS

Prithvi Varatharajan Interviews Maria Takolander

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Image by Nicholas Walton-Healy Maria Takolander is an Australian poet with Finnish heritage. Takolander lives in Geelong, where she works as a Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies and Professional and Creative Writing at Deakin University. She has published a book …

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SCHOLARLY


Comics Poetry: The Art of the Possible

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

‘MUSIC OF SHAPE’ | from, HOW TO BE EVERYWHERE, 2007 | Warren Craghead III | pencil on archival paper In 1979, Cecilia Vicuña (Chilean poet, activist and artist) tied a red string around a glass of milk and spilled it …

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GUNCOTTON BLOG

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Introduction to Natalie Harkin’s Dirty Words

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015


Cover design by Zoë Sadokierski

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