Over the next few weeks there are two poetry conferences you shouldn’t...– Poetry Conferences each side of the Tasman: Short Takes on Long Poems and The Political Imagination | Rochford Street Review
The winner of the 2011 Overland Judith Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets...– poetry prize | Peter Minter « Overland literary journal
Thanks to Adrian Wiggins for Sydney Poetry awards
cathybraythepoet: Adrian Wiggins, the founder of Sydney Poetry ( a social site for poets www.sydneypoetry.com) has just hosted a wonderful awards night for the Sydney Poetry Prize (entirely funded by site members, publishers, sponsors and supporters) with a first prize and two highly commended awards. THANK YOU Adrian for providing such a wonderful resource for Sydney poets and others just...
The Sydney Poetry Prize - winners →
cathybraythepoet: Winner: Skye Loneragan – I Can’t Decide (or Rushcutters Bay) Highly Commended: Brent Clough – Dawn over Diamond Head Adam Aitken – Love Poem
Miles Franklin was a woman If you count the number of women who have won that...– Kirsten Tranter on The Stella Prize
Dear Sir: Thou eunuch of language; thou Englishman, who never was south the...– Letters of Note: Thou eunuch of language
18. Nick Cave on Red Hot Chili Peppers “I’m forever near a stereo saying, ‘What...– Flavorwire » The 30 Harshest Musician-on-Musician Insults in History
There was nothing on Adelaide Now or ABC online. The editors had put the papers...– Adelaide Literature Awards at rob walker poet
Looking for a blog squad! « NSW Writers' Centre →
NSW Writers Centre sez We’re looking for five bloggers to join our Blog Squad for 2012, who will get a chance to blog their heart out as well as getting a mentor to work with them on their blog plus getting other opportunities, invites and tickets to events. You’ll have your blog posts published (between once a week and once a month), and be given professional advice by an established writer and...
Alison Clifton reviews Jaya Savige | Cordite... →
Alison Clifton reviews Jaya Savige
Sydney City Poet: Writerly Ancestry, or Influence... →
sydneycitypoet: I love to argue with the literary critic Harold Bloom: my copy of his The Western Canon, for instance, is incredibly dog-eared, edge-worn and marked up. Especially the lists at the back, his extensive proposal for a canon of Western literature. I bring up Harold Bloom because he’s the one…
The 2012 winners of the Festival Awards for Literature have been announced in...– Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Winners Announced - AustLit News
We chat to photographer Tate Jerrems, Eleanor Jackson speaks about the Melbourne...– Nothing Rhymes with RRR – February Edition | Australian Poetry
On theatre blogs →
Via Jonathan Shaw Belvoir Street recently hosted a forum about blogging and theatre criticism. There were two bloggers, two newspaper reviewers and the theatre writer from Time Out, who seemed to occupy a kind of in-between space – he has a word limit and a consumer guide brief, but there is a comments section. Toward the end of the question time I felt a tremendous urge to grab one of the mikes...
The first thing people tell you when you start writing is that poetry gets you...– Markus Zusak commenting on his selection of SOYA-winning writer Andrew Bifield.
March is here and that means it’s time for a new Pin-Up Poet! So I thought I...– March Pin-Up Poet Week #1- Introducing Vanessa Page | Another Lost Shark
It is again with pleasure that I announce two additional editors to the Cordite...– Wakeling, Frost join Cordite Poetry Review
Short Takes on Long Poems - Symposium - NZEPC →
Pam Brown will be presenting at the trans-Tasman poetry symposium coming up in Auckland, New Zealand at the end of March - short takes on long poems
Internet sites are replacing journals. Beyond this clear fact, there exists...– Stephen Lawrence reviews Mascara Issue 10 and Jacket 2, ‘51 Contemporary poets from Australia | Rochford Street Review
The past few months have not been the best time to release an anthology of...– Mark Roberts reviews ‘AU/UA: Contemporary Poetry of Ukraine and Australia | Rochford Street Review
He was sure that I was mistaken about the very low numbers of copies of his...– Pat Woolley returns fire at Wilding’s ‘A Publishing Memoir’ Pat Woolley Responds to Michael Wilding in Rochford Street Review
POETICA – Dransfield | Australian Poetry →
David Tredinnick reads the poems of Michael Dransfield. #dransfield
David McCooey: Outside | Australian Poetry Review →
Martin Duwell reviews David McCooey Outside.
Just because a famous poet wrote it doesn’t mean we can’t read it carefully, and...– Innocent behind (querying thoughtless lines of poetry) | johntranter.com/journal
Submissions Now Open for Cordite 39: Jackpot! |... →
Maybe, at some point and in some way, you have hit the jackpot. Perhaps you’ve only lightly tapped it. Or not at all. Doesn’t matter, all poems relative to Jackpot! will be considered. Did the cassowary hit the genetic jackpot? Or is it the many genus of cephalopods that lucked out?