Alex Creece

Alex Creece is a writer, poet, collage artist, and average kook living on Wadawurrung land. Along with working as a Production Editor for Cordite Poetry Review, Alex is an Online Editor for Archer Magazine. Alex was awarded a Write-ability Fellowship in 2019 and a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship in 2020. A sample of Alex's work was Highly Commended in the 2019 Next Chapter Scheme, and she was shortlisted for the Kat Muscat Fellowship in 2021. In 2022, a suite of Alex’s poems was shortlisted for the inaugural Born Writers Award.

Fidget Spinster

For Amelia Newman Can you hear me? Wait—you’re on mute! Uh huh! Okay, I’ve got you now! It’s me! … Yep, it’s Velma’s knobby knees, the Grinch’s gay mothers, Elmo’s favourite ice cream flavour—pistachio— and that music that plays when …

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Birth-Controlled Dyke

Butter me up with hormone heresy Butter me up, butterfuck so I don’t get battered in the street consequence evaporates like dormant spiders in crumpets doubling bubbling toilet troubles two-minute eternity in a piss-fingered cubicle where our futures sweat with …

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Dirty Talk

I know I’m low in iron when I start craving the dirt. I mix mineral supplements into my orange juice, because you absorb iron more effectively with vitamin C, did you know? and then the cravings subside. But the supplements …

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Brutalism: Poems by Alex Creece

During a recent conversation, a friend and fellow writer asked what I considered to be my greatest literary strength. I am grateful for her patience, because I definitely didn’t arrive at a speedy conclusion.

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Review Short: Iris Fan Xing’s South of Words

Christopher (Kit) Kelen has described Iris Fan Xing’s South of Words as ‘not translation’. The intersection between English and Chinese Mandarin lies at its heart, reflecting Fan’s converging identities across settings and cultures.

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Alex Creece Reviews Marion May Campbell’s third body

Third body takes form on the cusp of metamorphoses between species, ecosystems, technologies, existential planes, and even between art and artist. ‘passing’, the title of its first section, becomes a motif of the entire collection – perhaps most significantly for its variety of meanings.

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Alex Creece on as Production Editor

I’m honoured to announce that Alex Creece is joining the Cordite Poetry Review fold as Production Editor, joining us from her time in the Cordite / Monash University Summer Term Internship Program.

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