Thievery and other literary pursuits | Harriet →
Bukowski and Burroughs are the authors whose books are among the most frequently pilfered, according to a Publishers’ Weekly roundup.
NYC slam poets hop around the east coast! |... →
The Global Poetics Tour features three New York City slam poets visiting Australia for the first time.
There’s a hum of conversation in publishing circles about eBooks and most of...– Miriam Zolin: eBooks and the Real Reader | SPUNC
Some poetry submission tips from Wendy Jenkins and... →
Tips from the Fremantle Press eds.
Flavorwire » Google’s First e-Reader Looks Like an... →
Earlier today Google announced that it’s partnering with iRiver to release an e-reader that looks a lot like a first generation Kindle, but will give users direct access to the Google eBookstore, which has more than three million titles available for free download.
Performance poets announced for Fremantle Press... →
The poets are: Allan Boyd (aka the antipoet), Jeremy Balius, Liana Joy Christensen, Gabrielle Everall, Amber Fresh, Afeif Ismail, Janet Jackson, Sam Knee (aka Byron Bard), Dosh Luckwell, Kaitlyn Plyley and John Charles Ryan.
Poetica - 9 July 2011 - Beneath our Armour: the... →
In the program Peter Bakowski speaks to Mike Ladd about the genesis of the poems and reads a selection of works from Beneath our Armour.
(via Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days | Video on TED.com)
Only greatness, not popular appeal, can restore... →
Christopher Bantick puts his slipper into slam.
Well, it’s official: the (printed) book is dead, long live the (e)book.– Meanland: The death of the book, and other utopian fantasies « Overland literary journal
Andy Quan reviews Mary Oliver, New and Selected... →
According to Festival Coordinator Eliza Adam, TINA has been notified that its...– Keep the Lights and Sound on This Is Not Art Festival | octapodartsandculture
Depending on whom you ask, these are either the best or the worst of times for...– 7 Platforms Changing the Future of Publishing | Brain Pickings
Poetry or pornography? « Overland literary journal →
With the launch of my second poetry chapbook, Love and Fuck Poems, approaching, I thought it timely to write a post to hopefully generate some discussion about poetry and pornography, and the fine line between the two – or can they be the same thing?
Poetica - They Died Young: an anthology of famous... →
There’s a kind of romantic myth around poets that the good ones die young. In this program we’ll hear the work of Dylan Thomas, Jennifer Rankin, Keith Douglas, Rupert Brooke, Lord Byron, Sylvia Plath, Percy Shelley, Philip Hodgins, Michael Dransfield and Wilfred Owen.
Australian Poetry Sotto →
Australian Poetry is pleased to launch the July edition of Sotto, our monthly online members-only collection of interesting articles, commentary and poetry from contributors across the country.
1) When did you start writing and what motivated you? 2) Who are the writers...– Michael Brennan sent the above 10 questions to Australian poets Peter Minter, Vivian Smith, David Brooks, Martin Harrison, Kate Lilley, Judith Beveridge, Miriam Wei Wei Lo, Ali Alizadeh, Kevin Hart, Andy Quan, Michael Farrell, Peter Boyle, John Kinsella, Luke Davies, Jill Jones, David Malouf, Ouyang...
is our ‘reactionary attitude’ toward print writing being replaced by a...– Ali Alizadeh looks at digital writing as a new oral, a new carnival. Meanjin · The best of new writing in Australia · Meanland Blog Winner — Ali Alizadeh
The Channelling →
The Channelling is a new literary magazine devoted to TV. That might seem like a strange marriage - between what are traditionally percieved as high and low artforms - but as television grows in quality [hello HBO! Thank you SBS’s Go Back To Where You Came From] and literature slumps a little, there is a chance to meet in the middle. Not that the writing here is middle brow - we are here to...