Monthly Feature Poem
- Gig Ryan Reviews Emma Lew, Bella Li, Kate Lilley, and Jennifer Maiden
- Review Short: Chris Mansell’s STUNG
- Review Short: Lucy Williams’s Internal Weather
- The Writing: Sarah Holland-Batt
- Three Poems by Martin Harrison
- By the River
- White Flowers
- Andy Jackson Reviews Ivy Alvarez and Janet Galbraith
- Submission to Cordite 49: OBSOLETE Open!
- Adam Aitken Reviews Nicola Madzirov and Jan-Willem Anker
- Laneway Tom
- 2014 Val Vallis Award Winner: ‘Not Fox Nor Axe’
- Review Short: David Stavanger’s The Special
- Review Short: Geoff Goodfellow’s Opening the Windows to Catch the Sea Breeze
- Emily Bitto Reviews Judith Beveridge
- Review Short: Ainslee Meredith’s Pinetorch and Joel Ephraims’s Through the Forest
- Kim Cheng Boey Reviews Eileen Chong
- Review Short: Nandi Chinna’s Swamp: Walking the Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain
- Cassandra Atherton Reviews Anne Elvey
- Three Poems by Andrei Filimonov
- COLLABORATION Editorial
- In Collaboration
- José Kozer’s ‘Wherein it is seen how buried always inside me is a Jew’ in English and Spanish
- Marilyne Bertoncini’s ‘The Night of Lilac’
- Two Translations of Robyn Rowland in Turkish
- Three Translations of Alfonsas Nyka-Niliūnas
Melbourne-based Benjamin Laird writes computer programs and electronic poetry, which he discusses here in the first of a new, occasional blog series looking at the writing practice of contemporary Australian poets.
Cordite 36: Electronica has been a fascinating and challenging issue to put together. It contains forty new poems, fifteen spoken word tracks, a dozen features and, for the first time, a selection of multimedia or ‘e-lit’ works. Bringing together these disparate types of content raises an interesting question for Cordite as an online journal. Have we finally broken through that invisible barrier between ‘text-based journal’ and ‘online journal of electronic literature’?
Talan Memmott is Assistant Professor of digital media and culture in the Digital Culture and Communications program at Blekinge Institute of Technology and an internationally known practitioner of electronic literature and digital art with a practice ranging from experimental video to digital performance applications and literary hypermedia. In June 2011 I met with Talan to discuss the history of beehive Hypertext Hypermedia Literary Journal, which he founded and edited.
Mezangelle poetry is a form of electronic code poetry popularized by the avatarised avant-gardist, Australian multimedia artist Mez Breeze, a.k.a. Mez, a.k.a. Netwurker. The word mezangelle is adjective, noun and verb: mezangelle can refer to or describe the language in …