Amelia Dale



Contemporary Chinese Poetry in Translation: The Homings and Departures Project

Image by Wang Yin Homings & Departures is a poetry translation project of the China Australia Writing Centre (CAWC) at Curtin and Fudan Universities, and the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI) at the University of Canberra. As worldwide borders close …

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Birthplace | 出生地

Translated by Henry Zhang and Amelia Dale People always bring up my birthplace, a cold Yunannese place with camellias and pines. It taught me Tibetan, and I forgot. It taught me a tenor; I haven’t sung That register is a …

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Review Short: Melody Paloma’s In Some Ways Dingo

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‘Refusing to be published, refusing even to perish’: Amelia Dale Interviews Ouyang Yu

Ouyang Yu, now based between Melbourne and Shanghai, came to Australia in mid-April 1991 and, by early 2018, has published 96 books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, literary translation and literary criticism in English and Chinese. He also edits Australia’s only Chinese literary journal, Otherland.

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Review Short: Amelia Dale’s Constitution and Yasmin Heisler’s Aquarium Drift

Amelia Dale’s Constitution is deep blue with the Commonwealth Coat of Arms on the cover; it looks like a passport. Yasmin Heisler’s Aquarium Drift features, as its first image, a colour scan of Aquarium Fish (a 64-page special issue of the magazine World of Wildlife) with ‘Fish’ crossed off and in its stead ‘drift’ in aquamarine type off-centre on the page.

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Dale and Fleming on as Commissioning Editors

Dale and FlemingCordite is chuffed (once again) to announce that, joining Rosalind McFarlane as Commissioning Editor, Collaborations, Amelia Dale and Joan Fleming are joining the Cordite Poetry Review fold as Commissioning Editor, Experimental Literature and Commissioning Editor, New Zealand Literature respectively.

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Tell Me Like You Mean It: New Poems from Young and Emerging Writers

‘Emerging’ is a strange word, and ‘strange’ is probably a cop out. It is often arbitrary, sometimes condescending, frequently empowering and often carries with it an incredible sense of community.

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The Brandis Diaries

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Metapod: An Essay and Analysis

Pokedex Entry #011: Metapod is a Bug Type Pokemon. It evolves into Butterfree.

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DogText

Dogs are not an alibi for other themes; dogs are fleshly material-semiotic presences in the body of technoscience.          Donna Haraway

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Pamphleteer

The paper securities of new, precarious, tottering power, the discredited paper to change their paper and depreciated paper is a paper circulation, the heart of a boundless paper circulation.

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Review Short: Amelia Dale’s Metadata and Thalia’s A Loose Thread

The question what are we to do at and with the limits of language presents itself as the central question in the two books under review here. That they frame themselves as poetry means that the context in which this occurs is different from art or graphic design – two fields into which both could easily be placed. One does not ‘read’ these works but apprehends them.

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