Natalie Rose Dyer

Natalie Rose Dyer completed her PhD in Creative Writing at Melbourne University, Australia (2017). She earned an MFA (2010) with an Australian Postgraduate Award, also from The University of Melbourne. Her poetry and essays appear in esteemed literary journals such as Meanjin Quarterly, Australian Poetry, Cordite Poetry Review, Mascara Literary Review, The University of Canberra Vice-chancellors International Poetry Prize Anthologies, The Chiron Review, The Wisconsin Review and more. Natalie recently completed a Residency at the University of Amsterdam. She currently teaches creative writing and literary studies at Deakin University.

Order of Birds

First are Kookaburras tipping sun into a saucer of algid earth, into ghostly looms of morning, slipping a cure into our sleeping mouths. The dream world thrashes out scenarios of human desire, subjugation, subsides to the libertarian musings of birds …

Posted in 96: NO THEME IX | Tagged

Dressing for Paradise

I remember that time I held my mother’s hand led her across the parkland temporarily blinded, her infected conjunctiva spindly red; burst open veins squirrelled about her white opal hemisphere or sclera, her iris brown green with a lint of …

Posted in 84: SUBURBIA | Tagged