Ella O’Keefe



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

Bella Li | Excerpt from ‘Pérouse, ou, Une semaine de disparitions’, Argosy | 9″x12″ ‘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 …

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fodder

hitchcocked glass baubles waves of melon in perfume of fresh purchase warping unseamed left the city to understand how it all gets eaten that is consumed swapsies to be an all over attitude inconspicuous flowers the socket game arachnophobia spreads …

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Interview with Sidney Nolan (Ella O’Keefe edit)

Hazel de Berg’s recordings take place in the homes or work spaces of the subjects rather than a recording studio. This allows something of these places into the recording whether birdsong, traffic or an r&b song playing in the background.

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Interview with Laurie Duggan (Ella O’Keefe edit)

Image courtesy of Australian Poetry Library Hazel de Berg’s recordings take place in the homes or work spaces of the subjects rather than a recording studio. This allows something of these places into the recording whether birdsong, traffic or an …

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culture afloat

this torch requires an evaluation flash of soft politician gums hatless creampuff wearing sunglasses to the inquiry pecuniary metric conversions of a scout hall footage choose 4 nights on the celebrity solstice where a tasteful program of classic dramas will …

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Interview with John Forbes (Ella O’Keefe edit)

John Forbes | by Juno Gemes Hazel de Berg’s recordings take place in the homes or work spaces of the subjects rather than a recording studio. This allows something of these places into the recording whether birdsong, traffic or an …

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Interview with Dorothy Hewett (O’Keefe remix)

Dorothy Hewett | Ali Burns | The Hoopla | 2015 Hazel de Berg’s recordings take place in the homes or work spaces of the subjects rather than a recording studio. This allows something of these places into the recording whether …

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Interview with Brett Whiteley (O’Keefe remix)

‘Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire’s Grave, c. 1989’ | by Unknown | gelatin silver photograph | 14.3 x 9.3cm | National Portrait Gallery, Canberra Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2010 Hazel de Berg’s recordings take place in the homes or work …

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F in the Mirror

wonderful figment of cotton & boots I think of you when the shape shifts it could be a woman or a dog next to the man on the grass for an unreasonable duration it is a doubled creature, girlhound made …

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Shared Piazza

two women in the room thinking different things at the same time she takes the pen from her friends’ grasp installs a brush well what do I do with that? all of Minneapolis outside the door will have to wait …

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O’Keefe on as Audio Producer

Cordite is chuffed to announce that Ella O’Keefe will be our inaugural Audio Producer, and lends a stack of audio production knowledge to the journal. We’re already beavering away on detail for our first 20-30 minute program.

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Ella O’Keefe Reviews Claire Gaskin

Paper WeightIn Paperweight, her third full-length collection, Claire Gaskin shows her talent for observing fluctuations in the state of things – personal, political and environmental. Within this, she does not turn from the darker corners of the human psyche. ‘Just do the best you can’ opens with a frank acknowledgement of mortality: ‘your death keeps growing/or your life keeps contracting’.

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