- 108: DEDICATIONwith L Patterson & L Garcia-Dolnik 107: LIMINALwith B Li 106: OPENwith C SLowe & J Langdon 105: NO THEME 11with E Grills & E Stewart 104: KINwith E Shiosaki 103: AMBLEwith E Gomez and S Gory 102: GAMEwith R Green and J Maxwell 101: NO THEME 10with J Kinsella and J Leanne 100: BROWNFACE with W S Dunn 99: SINGAPOREwith J Ip and A Pang 97 & 98: PROPAGANDAwith M Breeze and S Groth 96: NO THEME IXwith M Gill and J Thayil 95: EARTHwith M Takolander 94: BAYTwith Z Hashem Beck 93: PEACHwith L Van, G Mouratidis, L Toong 92: NO THEME VIIIwith C Gaskin 91: MONSTERwith N Curnow 90: AFRICAN DIASPORAwith S Umar 89: DOMESTICwith N Harkin 88: TRANSQUEERwith S Barnes and Q Eades 87: DIFFICULTwith O Schwartz & H Isemonger 86: NO THEME VIIwith L Gorton 85: PHILIPPINESwith Mookie L and S Lua 84: SUBURBIAwith L Brown and N O'Reilly 83: MATHEMATICSwith F Hile 82: LANDwith J Stuart and J Gibian 81: NEW CARIBBEANwith V Lucien 80: NO THEME VIwith J Beveridge 57.1: EKPHRASTICwith C Atherton and P Hetherington 57: CONFESSIONwith K Glastonbury 56: EXPLODE with D Disney 55.1: DALIT / INDIGENOUSwith M Chakraborty and K MacCarter 55: FUTURE MACHINES with Bella Li 54: NO THEME V with F Wright and O Sakr 53.0: THE END with P Brown 52.0: TOIL with C Jenkins 51.1: UMAMI with L Davies and Lifted Brow 51.0: TRANSTASMAN with B Cassidy 50.0: NO THEME IV with J Tranter 49.1: A BRITISH / IRISH with M Hall and S Seita 49.0: OBSOLETE with T Ryan 48.1: CANADA with K MacCarter and S Rhodes 48.0: CONSTRAINT with C Wakeling 47.0: COLLABORATION with L Armand and H Lambert 46.1: MELBOURNE with M Farrell 46.0: NO THEME III with F Plunkett 45.0: SILENCE with J Owen 44.0: GONDWANALAND with D Motion 43.1: PUMPKIN with K MacCarter 43.0: MASQUE with A Vickery 42.0: NO THEME II with G Ryan 41.1: RATBAGGERY with D Hose 41.0: TRANSPACIFIC with J Rowe and M Nardone 40.1: INDONESIA with K MacCarter 40.0: INTERLOCUTOR with L Hart 39.1: GIBBERBIRD with S Gory 39.0: JACKPOT! with S Wagan Watson 38.0: SYDNEY with A Lorange 37.1: NEBRASKA with S Whalen 37.0: NO THEME! with A Wearne 36.0: ELECTRONICA with J Jones
Everything I Don’t Know How to Say / sve što ne znam kako da kažem
When I left Bosnia in 2018, my cousin gave me a book of poetry, Bosansko-Hercegovačka Poezija. It’s a slim volume, bright purple with a pale lilac square on its cover.
Posted in ESSAYS Tagged Dženana Vucic, Evelyn Araluen, Safia Elhillo, Shu-Ling Chua
Fair Trade: a way to RE/order /imagine /code the world
It was August 2017 and the location was The Tibetan Kitchen on Brunswick Street in Meanjin, Brisbane.
Posted in ESSAYS Tagged Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Anahera Gildea, Anne-Marie Te Whiu, Ellen van Neerven, Evelyn Araluen, Haunani-Kay Trask, Joy Harjo, Lana Lopesi, Layli Long Soldier, Leanne Betasamasoke Simpson, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Moana Jackson, Natalie Harkin, Sam Wagan Watson, Sigbjørn Skåden, Simon Ortiz, Tony Birch, Toyah Webb
Decolonial Research Methodology after the Bogong Moth
Supplant. Unsettle. Bury. Return. Learn to live in colonial soil by incubating in every available abundance. Cutworm into crop and field, drink your nutrients from the earth. Swell and wriggle, aestivate in crack and crevice, in fallen trunk and crumbled …
Posted in 101: NO THEME 10 Tagged Evelyn Araluen
maar bidi: Carving Sovereignty and Desire in Indigenous Youth Storytelling
Academia has inherited a long history of non-Indigenous people speaking for Indigenous people.
Posted in ESSAYS, SCHOLARLY Tagged Alexis Wright, Chelsea Bond, Elfie Shiosaki, Eve Tuck, Evelyn Araluen, Gerald Vizenor, Linda Martin, Melissa Lucashenko, Nadia Rhook, Nancy Murray, Savannah Cox, Tracey Bunda
Andy Jackson Reviews Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word
Is an anthology greater than the sum of its parts? Does it effectively capture its milieu? Who’s been included, who left out? Is it genuinely of the moment? Will it endure?
Posted in BOOK REVIEWS Tagged Amanda Stewart, Anahera Gildea, Andy Jackson, Ania Walwicz, Anne-Marie Te Whiu, Arielle Cottingham, Behrouz Boochani, Claire G Coleman, David Stavanger, eddy burger, Emily Crocker, Evelyn Araluen, Grace Taylor, Hani Abdile, ian mcbryde, Jennifer Compton, Ken Arkind, Lionel Fogarty, Pi O, Quan Yeomans, Rhyan Clapham, Sean O’Callaghan, Te Kahu Rolleston
To Outlive a Home: Poetics of a Crumbling Domestic
While these pre-federation tropes of settler colonial Australia’s multifaceted and at times contradictory pastoral modes seem to recognise something of their incompatibility with Aboriginal land, they seek their resolution from burial, rather than reciprocal encounter with Aboriginal presence.
Posted in ESSAYS Tagged Emily Stewart, Evelyn Araluen, Friedrich Hölderlin, John Kinsella, Jonathan Dunk, Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner, les murray, Melody Paloma
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.
Posted in CHAPBOOKS Tagged Alison Whittaker, Amelia Dale, Anupama Pilbrow, Bella Li, Claire Nashar, Elena Gomez, Ella O'Keefe, Emily Stewart, Evelyn Araluen, Hera Lindsay Bird, Holly Childs, Holly Isemonger, Jessica Mei Cham, Leah Muddle, Magan Magan, Marjon Mossammaparast, Melody Paloma, Mikaila Hanman Siegersma, Oscar Schwartz, Ryan Prehn, Saaro Umar, Sian Vate, Stacey Teague
sounds almost mute like earth like blood then heat move in shadows slow given back light measure the measureless once more around time fracture sound half sigh fill sky gather old light from other place when we, new muted you, …
Posted in AP EWF 2017 Tagged Evelyn Araluen
in re new place we, facing (one) another the sound of her is almost between us: a foot of hair grown and lost the skin of two summers so much rhythm still crashing from the wars never thought day and …
Posted in AP EWF 2017 Tagged Evelyn Araluen
decolonial poetics (avant gubba)
when my body is mine i will tell them with my belly&bones do not touch the de or let your hands burn black with your unsettlement there are no metaphors here when i own my tongue i will sing with …
Posted in 78: CONFESSION Tagged Evelyn Araluen