Louise Waller

Queensland poet Louise Waller is now a resident of Southern Tasmania. She has published two poetry collections, Slipway (Swelter Interactive Press 2003) and holding Job's hand (light-trap press 2008). Waller was writer-in-residence at Booranga Writers' Centre in May 2010. Her poetry appears in online and print journals including The Best Australian Poems 2009, Famous Reporter, fourW, and Overland 200. She is a contributing Editor for foam:e.

Review Short: Susan Adams’s Beside Rivers

The poems in Susan Adams’s Beside Rivers are arranged in three sections: Awash, A Wonder, and Wander By Water. The cover blurb states ‘Susan Adams’s first book shines with imagery and clear eyed veracity …’; although many poems do shine, I’m not convinced that I found the ‘clear eyed veracity’ worked as well as the blurb suggested, nor that the imagery was always as successful as the poet intended.

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