Angela Costi



Nathanael O’Reilly Reviews Angela Costi and Dimitris Tsaloumas

Angela Costi’s poetry and fiction have appeared in many venues, including Cordite Poetry Review, The Age, Going Down Swinging, Overland, and Southerly. She has also published non-fiction prose and written seven plays. Costi’s new chapbook, Lost in Mid-Verse, is her fourth collection of poetry, following Dinted Halos (2003), Prayers for the Wicked (2005) and Honey and Salt (2007).

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Reinventing the Ancient Across four Cultures, One Ocean

Introduction A Nest of Cinnamon was an international, multi-art form performance of three distinct art forms and artists: 1: poetry and spoken text created and performed by Angela Costi 2: playing of the Sheng instrument by Wang Zheng-Ting. The Sheng …

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A Nest of Cinnamon

Angela Costi, during a Melbourne showing of 'A Nest of Cinnamon'Combining poetry with music to create a spatial dialogue is common practice. From Sappho to Leonard Cohen, Anne Sexton to Alison Croggon, Eric Beach to Kieran Carroll, there are many poets, from our past and modern times, who have engaged in a mutually rewarding collaborative process with musicians for the stage.

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Briohny Doyle reviews Five Islands New Poets 12

Five Islands Press New Poets Series 12 by Ella Holcombe, Angela Costi, Sarah French, Craig Billingham, Nandi Chinna and Adrian Robinson Five Islands Press, 2007 There are about 75 poets in Australia today whose first collection was published as part …

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Shrapnel

The day she decided to wear an explosive belt equipped with a detonator and a thumb-press button, and closer to her heart she wore the companion vest with quilt-size pockets, packed with nails, screws, bolts and lead balls (smaller than …

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Ashley Brown reviews Angela Costi

Prayers For The Wicked by Angela Costi Sunshine and Text Studio, 2005 To begin with, it should be noted that Angela Costi's Prayers For The Wicked – a CD of “spoken word, song, music and sound” – tells a tale …

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Grey Sundays and Unanswered Prayers

Συννεφιασμενη Κυριακη μοιαζειζ με την καρδια μου* α. It took one song, the song of grey Sundays and unanswered prayers a bottle of whiskey and two shots of Koumandaria, sweeter than whiskey but the deeper diver, a plate of olives …

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