Varatharajan on as Commissioning Editor
Cordite is chuffed (once again) to announce that, joining Rosalind McFarlane, Amelia Dale and Joan Fleming as commissioning editors, Prithvi Varatharajan is joining the Cordite Poetry Review fold as commissioning editor for media poetry.
Prithvi Varatharajan holds a PhD from the University of Queensland, where he completed a thesis on the adaptation of contemporary Australian poetry by ABC RN’s Poetica, paying particular attention to its adaptations of John Forbes, Ouyang Yu, Vicki Viidikas and Ali Cobby Eckermann. He is a producer of cultural radio programs and audio books, and has produced for Red Room Company, RN’s Poetica, Earshot, Lingua Franca, Weekend Arts and First Person. His writing (poetry, reviews, interviews, scholarship) has appeared in journals including Adaptation, Cultural Studies Review, The Quarterly Conversation, Mascara Literary Review, Asymptote, Island and Cordite Poetry Review.
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is publisher of Cordite Books and managing editor of Cordite Poetry Review
. He's the author of three poetry collections – In the Hungry Middle of Here
(Transit Lounge, 2009), Sputnik's Cousin
(Transit Lounge, 2014) and California Sweet (Five Islands Press, 2018).
is a writer, literary audio producer, and commissioning editor at Cordite Poetry Review. He has produced radio and podcasts for Red Room Company and ABC Radio National’s Earshot, Poetica, Lingua Franca, Weekend Arts, and First Person. His writing – poems, reviews, interviews, scholarship – has appeared widely in Australian and overseas journals, and he has a book of poetry and poetic prose, called Entries, forthcoming with Cordite Books in 2019. He holds a PhD from the University of Queensland on ABC RN’s Poetica.