Kathryn Hummel

Kathryn Hummel is the author of four volumes of poetry: her fifth is forthcoming with Singapore’s Math Paper Press and her sixth and seventh with London's Protex(s)t Books. Uncollected, her digital media / poetry, non-fiction, fiction and scholarly research has been published and presented worldwide. Winner of the NEC / Meanjin Essay Writing Competition and the Melbourne Lord Mayor’s Dorothy Porter Award for poetry, Kathryn's writing has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize, among others. Currently, Kathryn edits travel writing and non-fiction for Verity La.


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An Unwitting Pariah: Kathryn Hummel in Conversation with Kaiser Haq

At the close of his poem ‘Autumn Fragment’, Kaiser Haq asks: ‘Can one write / Verse that is free of ambiguity?’ A more pointed consideration for contemporary writers hailing from Bangladesh is whether perhaps one should.

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I Want to Look Like the Girls in the Mail Order Catalogue

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Being Astrid Lorange

Green my vacant room for a minor player of the harpsicord. Can’t help my heritage, stout and beer-drinking: calves thick with muscle, tending to heels. Pedigree weak but soul willing (so far so wrong). University, yes, and such an adherence …

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There are solutions to and users of clouds ‘The world, you know, has leading cloud providers,’ as Ruskin was wont to say of Modern Painters and their landscapes Clouds offer an unparalleled user experience Their architecture (cumulus, cirrus, stratus) promotes …

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What Not to Include

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