Tessa Rose

Tessa Rose is a poet and performer. She has been published in Cordite Poetry Review and the forthcoming spoken word anthology Solid Air (University of Queensland Press). She has performed her work at Queensland Poetry Festival, COUPLET, Woodford Folk Festival, Noted Festival and other venues across Australia. She is one half of 24 HOUR GYM alongside Pascalle Burton, and occasionally writes and performs under the auspices of the Fanciful Fiction Auxiliary.


my culture is a blizzard, low visibility everything, everywhere it is thick sheets of ice to slip on hard enough to break bone cold snow to cause loss of feeling in far digits and many places fun to make angels …

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Ode to the L90

Seaforth Where Meredith’s cousin Stephanie-Jane stabbed a man to death on his front lawn, and got as far as Gosford in a midnight-blue Toyota Camry. She accumulated mass in prison, and read scripture. Warringah Mall Where I bought my first …

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