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MATHEMATICS Editorial: Fiona Hile

Artwork:
Sam ‘Sticker Lady’ Lo’s Tales of the First World

Essays:
A Poetics of a Politics by Dashiell Moore
FOB: Fresh Off the Books by Winnie Siulolovao Dunn
The Ocean’s Tide: Parentheses in Kamau Brathwaite’s and Nathanial Mackey’s Decolonial Poetics by Simon Eales
Nighthawk, Part 1: Use of Additive Sequences for Generating a Cut-up Poem by Warren Burt

Translations:
Three Translated Samuel Trigueros Espino Poems by Peter Boyle

Interviews:
‘I have never understood a single poem’: Chi Tran Interviews Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
‘A Fable for Now’: Kate Fagan Interviews Lyn Hejinian
‘through worlds & worlds & worlds’: Joan Fleming Interviews Jordie Albiston

Pumpkins:
Rachel Ang covers ‘Selkie’ by Izzy Roberts-Orr
Soolagna Majumdar covers ‘Reclaimed Land’ by Pooja Nansi

Chapbooks:
Innocent Eyes!: Ekphrasis and the Defiant Multiplicity of the Female Gaze by Angela Serrano, with Keira Hudson, Saaro Umar, Ellen van Neerven and Alison Whittaker
from Numbers by Rachel Blau DuPlessis
Queer Modes: New Australian Poetry by Alison Coppe, with Adolfo Aranjuez, Virginia Barratt, Cee Devlin, Romy Durrant, Quinn Eades, Annabell Evitts, Natalie Harkin, Molly Lukin, Rosslyn Prosser, Ainslie Templeton and Ellen van Neerven

Reviews:
Signs from Asemia: Yasmin Heisler Reviews asemic 15, edited by Tim Gaze
Owen Bullock Reviews A Transpacific Poetics, edited by Lisa Samuels and Sawako Nakayasu

And 60 new poems selected by Fiona Hile:
3 Poems
by Abeir Soukieh
Extraction
by Nicola Redhouse
A Penelopian Gasket
by Emma Rayward
thought to
by Judy Annear
Venn diagram
by Caroline Williamson
Trove
by Kate Lilley
Candelo Speedway
by Duncan Hose
durée
by Corey Wakeling
artichoke seedhead
by Kay Cooke
How I Find My Way
by Caoimhe McKeogh
Turntable Music
by Rose van Son
Zero
by Melissa Cannon
Happenstance
by Cynthia Duda
A Hat
by Luke Beesley
Zeno’s Zero
by Tom Hennemann
a moving permanent con
by Marty Hiatt
Ekan the Tiler
by Anthony Lawrence
BABYSITTING
by Joseph Goosey
is equal too
by Ben Hession
After the Earthquake
by Brian Obiri-Asare
The everywhere anywhere
by Gareth Jenkins
Primal #m74207281
by Roy Voragen
Taking Liberties
by Les Wicks
Wharf
by Stuart Cooke
Function of a Function
by Nicholas Powell
from Counterelegy
by Engram Wilkinson
Geist
by Susie Campbell
7 a.m. refractions
by Ella Skilbeck-Porter
iknowrexia
by Daniel Swain
6 equal pieces
by Helga Jermy
Number Poem
by Ron Heard
brideshead reloaded
by Ursula Robinson-Shaw
An old woman remembers
by Ross Jackson
Sausage
by Darby Hudson
Clotted clouds
by Piet Nieuwland
Three Trees
by Michael Farrell
In_straight_lines
by Ian Wicks
Manichaeus
by Mantz Yorke
13 – 4 Looks to Thyself
by Dennis Garvey
Lottery
by Matthew Louttit
1 + 1 = 1
by Nicholas Komodore
tabula rasa
by Ronald Wilkins
Precursor
by Antonia Pont
I Box the Forms
by Devon Balwit
Redux
by Danny Gentile
demodex
by Patrick Lau
Reclaimed Land
by Pooja Nansi
Selkie
by Izzy Roberts-Orr
 
 

CORDITE POETRY REVIEW
ISSUE 83: MATHEMATICS

Released: 1 November 2017


ESSAYS


MATHEMATICS Editorial

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

MathematicsI was already quite a few years into a creative writing PhD titled ‘Generic Engineering’ and flailing around quite spectacularly in a galaxy of words when an academic friend, perhaps hoping to spare me the indignity of a completed thesis and potential employment, flipped to the middle of the 526-page book he was reading and wordlessly pointed to a single sentence. ‘Due to a predilection whose origin I will leave it up to the reader to determine,’ he read, ‘I will choose the symbol ♀ for this inscription.’

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REVIEWS

Phillip Hall Reviews Quinn Eades and Gabrielle Everall

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

St Ignatius of Loyola is supposed to have said: ‘Give me a boy until the age of seven, and I will own the man’. Well, the Baptists had me for a lot longer than my first seven years, and subsequently, I have lived a most conventional life.

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INTERVIEWS

‘I have never understood a single poem’: Chi Tran Interviews Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

What has come to light from my exchanges with Berssenbrugge is that there is no singular way to understand her work. Perhaps drawing lines around and across differences in understandings poses a bit of a problem (not necessarily one to be solved as such, but to be thought and written through) and only directs us back into a canonical way of thinking, instead of propelling us forward and out.

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SCHOLARLY


‘a serpentine | Gesture’: The Synthetic Reconstruction of Ashbery’s Poetic Voice

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

JAIn 1966 John Ashbery published Rivers and Mountains. The departure from the fractures of The Tennis Court Oath (1962) are immediately apparent: it is a return to a language still distinctly marked by Ashbery’s usual probing and misdirection, but without the direct dislocations committed to denotative meaning, form and syntax in the earlier book.

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GUNCOTTON BLOG

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Dale and Fleming on as Commissioning Editors

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Dale and FlemingCordite is chuffed (once again) to announce that, joining Rosalind McFarlane as Commissioning Editor, Collaborations, Amelia Dale and Joan Fleming are joining the Cordite Poetry Review fold as Commissioning Editor, Experimental Literature and Commissioning Editor, New Zealand Literature respectively.

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