Emily Stewart



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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American forests are moving west and nobody knows why

for Amelia Dale royal blue antipodean nightmare the sadness of chess pieces ala kazam symbolic debt nature’s union important nuclear misery ripcurl shoulder check popping swampland hera’s pomegranate glaze a solutions based empire microsoft surface algorithmic intel cool springsteen wifeswap …

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Melody Paloma Reviews Emily Stewart

Emily Stewart’s Knocks operates somewhere in between these two ideas. Certainly, Stewart is part of a new wave of avant-garde poetry in Australia, and collaborative prowess is surely at the collection’s centre; but it is difficult to attach Stewart to just one particular community.

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Historical Winter

The composition of any given aura is a painterly mix. So I’ll choose the shadow colours grey and pixelate. However the cold comes this year I will wear that same grey chorus and my own corona —should I imagine—will be …

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Review Short: Rachael Munro’s Indigo Morning

Rachael Munro is a keen observer who writes in a language of nettles and nets, establishing a daily mood via the accumulation of certain details. This is a book of apricot tissue petals and fences-turned-crystal lattices; of the world in its weather and a poet caught in the tangle.

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Good Friday

Your carefulness was a waste Of fucking time. I needed your Libido’s restless vice an unstable Touch. There is much to fear Paragraphs of fear and many poor Taste suitors who might stick up For a Woody Allen. Only place …

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Laird, Bufton and an Interlocutor Prelude

Sadly, I begin this post by announcing the departure of Emily Stewart from GUNCOTTON, and I’d like to thank her for the great posts during her time at Cordite. But the world of editing and publishing calls for Stewart with …

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Sydney, Social Poetries and Writing around Robocop: Q&A with Astrid Lorange

Astrid Lorange: poet, phD student and Sydneysider, is Cordite’s guest editor for our Sydney issue, which launches next week. She kindly agreed to answer some hot-coal questions for me about living Sydney, writing poetry and curating for Cordite. Read on! …

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‘Hunger repletion musick fire’: Dransfield, Post-punk and the Countrylink Express

Many of you will be clued-in on the recent commentary re. Gray and Lehmann’s Australian Poetry Since 1788 anthology, published toward the end of last year. One of the criticisms of the book has been the choice of poets included, …

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Comings, Goings and GUNCOTTON

There is only one appropriate way to begin my first news post as Managing Editor of Cordite – that being to extend, then extend further, then possibly dislocating my e-arm in extending further still, a massive thank you (for all …

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An Interview with Emily Stewart

Emily Stewart was born in 1987. She grew up in country NSW, and graduated with an Honours degree in English literature from the Australian National University in 2009. She is currently conducting research into digital publishing futures for small press …

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State of Origin

“This is Hodges’ outstanding winger Steve Price swallowed up by Lockyer’s tackle They’ve been together a long time – as mates […] Back to the sideline & finish him off! Turn that left hand Carney! “An intended intercept should nullify …

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