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Poetry Australia 32: Front matter
Editor: Grace Perry The cover, the front matter and the Contents page… §01-071
Poetry Australia 32: The poems
The first eight lines of each poem 6#8230; §01-072
PA 32: James Tulip: The Australian-American Connexion
Australian and American writing… §01-073
PA 32: Thomas Shapcott: Hold Onto Your Crystal Balls
Predicting the coming decade in poetry… §01-074
PA 32: Rodney Hall: Attitudes to Tradition in Contemporary Australian Poetry
From 1970… §01-075
PA 32: Ronald Dunlop: Recent Australian Poetry
From the start of the seventies… §01-076
Australian Poetry at The Loft: NSW Institute of Technology, 1982-84
This page presents the dates, personnel and some photos relating to twelve poetry readings from late 1982 until early 1984… §01-080
Introduction: Poetry Australia 32: Preface to the Seventies special issue §01-077
Kris Hemensley: Notes and Comments 3, 1974
A primary joy in bookselling… we intend to focus our energies toward that service. §01-081
Kris Hemensley: Notes and Comments 2, 1974
What is a Poetry magazine and what is it supposed to do? §01-082
Kris Hemensley: Notes and Comments 1, 1973
Australian and International new poetry §01-083
Robert Drewe: So It Goes: Fangs bared (1977)
WHO SAID that poetry was boring? Unquestionably it is the most lively form of literature §01-091
Cyril Pearl 1970: a note, and two responses
‘Stirring a brew of obscurity, banality, and imperception in a solipsistic lubberland is not the way to attract avid readers.’ §01-092
John Hawke: Stream magazine, 1931: ‘the Melbourne journal Stream, which published three issues in 1931″ §01-093
Robert Kenny: Welcome Stranger
Introduction to Applestealers poetry anthology, 1974 §01-094
Kris Hemensley: La Mama, 1973-74: the new Australian poetry
The first Poets Workshop at the La Mama Cafe-Theatre in Carlton, Melbourne, on September 3, 1968, which 17 people attended… §01-095
Vivian Smith: Australian Poetry in the Sixties
Some mid-century notes §01-096
Rachel Loden: Notes from 1965
Notes from the Berkeley Poetry Conference, 1965 §01-097
Berkeley Poetry Conference 1965
Schedule, Berkeley Poetry Conference 1965 §01-098
F = Research Resources §099 to §050 =
Research Resources Warning
Warning: these resources reveal a gender bias §01-099
Photos: ‘Experimental’ Conference and Reading
In Sydney, Australia, on 7 and 8 July, 2014 §01-161

E === PHOTOS §199 to §100 ===
Photos: Poetry Reading 2014-06-30
Glebe 2037 in Sydney, Australia. §01-162
Brian Kim Stefans: Les Assis
‘vague / like the leprous flowerings of old walls’ §01-230
Poems: Toby Fitch: Ten Poems
‘Inversions’ of some poems by Arthur Rimbaud §01-250

D === POEMS §299 to §200 ===
Note: Poems look odd on this site: Why? §01-290

C === Interviews §399 to §300 ===
Charles Bernstein and Penelope Galey-Sacks [2012]
Interview, in Paris §01-330
John Tranter: John Forbes: poem
God on a Bicycle §01-550
Ken Bolton: John Forbes
Six poems by Ken Bolton §01-555
Ken Bolton on John Forbes, 2004
He leaves a relatively small body of work — but with a very high success rate §01-560
John Forbes Interview, 1980: §01-565
John Forbes Feature: Introduction §01-570
Chris Stroffolino: Poetics of Funk Trumpet §01-580

A === ARTICLES §599 to §500 ===
Brian Kim Stefans: The Alchemy of the World
Rimbaud and Revolutionary Artifice §01-590


G === CALL FOR PAPERS §049 TO §030 === CfP: Berkeley, April 2016 : Contemporary Australian Poetry §049
The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets: The Poems: 3rd third
Final third from p200 to p268. §083
The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets: The Poems: 2nd third
Second third, from p104 to p199. §084
The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets: The Poems: 1st third
Only the first 8 or so lines of each poem published here; Aboriginal Songs p18 to Nora Krouk p103 §085
The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets: Introduction
Introduction by Susan Hampton and Kate Llewellyn §088
The Penguin book of Australian Women Poets: Contents pages
Contents pages §089
The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets, 1986: Front matter
Front matter §090
Diane Wakoski: poem: Elegy: for Norman Hindley 1944-2014
Olson, you opened my eyes this morningto my old friend, Norman Hindley §240
Cathy Wagner: Poem: Homage to Sex/to Us Properties
I also will sing war when this matter of a girl is exhausted §243
Susan M. Schultz: Memory Cards: Traherne Series, 11 to 20
Ten prose poems from Hawai‘i §245
Linda Russo: Five poems
Five poems  §247
Deborah Meadows: poems
Nine small perfect poems. §250
Nicole Mauro: poem: SUPERZER0IC (Wonder Woman and Superman, an Anti-Romance)
How to keep the idiots quiet? §255
Rachel Loden: Three poems
The cruelty of poets never dies §260
Michele Leggott: Telling Detail
Prose poem in many dimensions §265
Jill Jones: Five poems
Five poems §268
Judith Goldman: poem: Cassette cathedral
Borealis über alles §270
Jane Gibian: Two poems
Slipstone / Embossed §275
Elaine Equi: Three poems
Three neat poems from New York City. §280
Marcella Durand: Three poems
a prediction a prism a secret ahead §285
joanne burns: four poems
Three short poems and a prose poem §290

D === POEMS §299 TO §200 ===
Lee Ann Brown: 12 Sonnets from Sonics
Lee Ann Brown: 12 poems §297
Alana Siegel reviews Katy Bohinc
Review of Dear Alain. I consider her mixture of modalities — Mathematics, Astrology, Mandarin, her political involvement in labor movements in China, and finally, her work in Poetry. §460
Susan M. Schultz reviews John Gallaher
Review of In a Landscape: Are poets related genetically? §470

B === REVIEWS §499 TO §400 ===
Nicole Mauro reviews Marthe Reed
…memory gets in the way of everything… §480
Lindsay Tuggle: on Alice Notley
Alma and her ghostly companions are shape-shifting conjurers §550
Lisa Samuels: Contemporanullity in the digitas
the imaginative wave crest of blindsight §560
Lyn Hejinian: Turbulent Thinking
Every work of art attests to lived experience §565
Susan Gevirtz: Hyperborea
We shall have a procession of datathat Science has excluded §570
Kate Fagan: Thinking with Things
The Poetry of Astrid Lorange and Pam Brown: ‘Thinking with things’ can remind usthat borders are not static §580

A === ARTICLES §599 TO §500 ===
Rachel Blau DuPlessis: Notes on Silliman and Poesis
Where Language Poetry Came From §590


CfP: SUNY Buffalo: 09-10 April, 2016
Call for Papers: — SUNY Buffalo: ‘Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years’ conference, April 9-10, 2016 §03-080
CfP: UC-Berkeley, 14-16 April 2016
CALL FOR PAPERS: Active Aesthetics: Contemporary Australian Poetry §03-081
Laurie Duggan 8: England and elsewhere, 2006-2011
So much is still ‘up in the air’. Our possible residence a tangle of legalities. §03-083
Laurie Duggan 7: Melbourne & Brisbane, 1988-2005
‘I started to write again in late 2000 with a sense of release.’ §03-084
Laurie Duggan 6: Manchester & Washington, Jun-Dec 1992
In the second half of 1992 Rosemary Hunter had study leave and we were based for three months each at Manchester (UK) and Georgetown (Washington DC) Universities. §03-085
Laurie Duggan 5: USA, Sep-Dec 1987
In late 1987, I took part in an Australia Council and Department of Foreign Affairs sponsored reading tour of the US and Canada together with Helen Garner and Michael Heyward. §03-086
Laurie Duggan 4: Europe, March-May 1987
In 1987 I received an Australia Council grant… I spent six weeks over April and May in Italy, Spain, France and Britain. §03-087
Laurie Duggan 3: The ‘Poetry Wars’, 1979-1986
Embroiled as I was in The Poetry Wars, I had unwittingly engineered an escape. §03-088
Laurie Duggan 2: The Sydney Years, 1972-1978
Ginsberg & Ferlinghetti at the [Sydney] Conservatorium … §03-089
Laurie Duggan 1: The Monash Years, 1968—1972
1968—1972 … [from] the journals of an alarmingly young person: myself… §03-090
1987: three Australian writers tour the USA
‘…meet & hear the diversity of talent that Australia is developing today.’ §03-094
1985: four poets tour the USA
‘…It does not read like history, but like the most beautiful lies.’ Mark Twain. §03-095
Deborah Meadows: Six poems
More public art of cowboys. §03-210
Elaine Equi: Three poems
‘I often visit the future.’ §03-215
joanne burns: Three poems
mango scars on the / eiderdown §03-220
Laynie Browne: two pieces
‘an etymological excursion into the matter of words…’ §03-230
Rachel Blau DuPlessis: per se
‘This being a / fateful instrument. . .’ §03-235
Magdalena Ball: 2 poems
‘Oh luminous sphere of plasma’ §03-240
Interview: Rosemary Dobson, 2004
‘well, what happened next was an amazing thing’ §03-370
Interview: John Tranter in Singapore, 2012
‘When I was an adolescent I became absorbed in the adventures of a twentieth-century character and citizen of the world…’ §03-373
Obituary: Bruce Beaver, 1928—2004
‘he was a talented poet, keen to explore the best new writing that the world had to offer…’ §03-388
Interview: Bruce Beaver, 2003
‘This year is what I call the year of the non-poet’ §03-390
Interview: Fred Wah, 2009
‘The [1963] Vancouver Poetry Conference […] is seen by many as a landmark event […] There was this sense of newness and possibility that opened up.’ Detailed introduction, 130 paragraphs, seven lovely photos from the time. §03-391
Interview: Raymond Federman, by Charles Bernstein
How can I tell the teller from the told? §03-394
Interview: George Kuchar, 2009
I love writing: it’s cheaper… than making a [moving] picture. §03-395
Jerome Sala: reviews Red Epic
‘…it’s also surprisingly vulnerable.’ §03-420
Richard Kostelanetz: What was ‘Conceptual Writing’?
Raymond Carver […] wrote narratives only a few pages long. §03-430
Review of Donald Wellman, Roman Exercises
Is Writing Poetry Barbaric After Colony Collapse Disorder? §03-440
Donald Wellman: Expression
‘For much modernism, expression is a challenged category…’ §03-555
Robert Wood: poetry readings
‘We might start by asking: what is happening at a reading?’ §03-556
John Tranter: China
The influences of Eastern poetry and calligraphy §03-558
Alan Prohm: Arakawa and Gins
‘architecture needs to get back on topic.’ §03-560
Norman MacAfee: The Agnostic Gospels
‘One day in 1966… I saw a film about Jesus’ §03-570
Maria Angel and Anna Gibbs: The Futures of Writing
‘…we might as well leave all reading to artificial intelligences. We could then also give up writing…’ §03-590
JPR03 is now closed, late 2015: long live JPR04!
JPR03 is now closed, October 2015: long live JPR04! Due out in March 2016. §03-599


Donald Wellman: poem translations from Yvan Goll
Stern queens of an afternoon / Anointed with gold §4210
Art Beck: Two Latin poets
may be a quiet homage beneath the surface quip §4212
Larissa Shmailo: poem: Gaia’s Lunacy
hot and bothered, and libidinal §4215
Peter Dale Scott: Three poems
And so what is this oxymoron the meaning of life? §4216
Jerome Sala: Two poems
The mirror has much to teach us §4217
John Most: poem: In Absentia (with Pauline Oliveros)
foundering starfish §4220
Deborah Meadows: poems
Can we leave at Intermission? §4225
Heller Levinson: Three poems
collapsed vernaculars… wracked recklessly §4228
John Latta: Seven poems
the moon’s white Benzedrine / rinsings §4231
Basil King: Delacroix’s Pigeon
But the public is like a cat §4232
Kent Johnson: Two poems
such fragilities are crafted by prepubescent no-names §4233
Anthony Howell: Three poems
No one has much use for me today. §4259
Arpine Konyalian Grenier prose poem: Ever Feral and Chiral, the Howl
the slit in the cement I breathe from §4265
Henry Gould: Eight poems
The raven in a land of shades §4270
Elaine Equi: Four poems
Weird always wins and loses in the end. §4280
Ken Bolton: Happy Accidents
John was writing poems / That pretended to be advertising §4285
Aaron Belz: Four poems
Our love persists despite / a baffling headwind §4290
C.D.Wright talks to Kent Johnson, 2001
I did not talk with anyone I wanted to see rot there §4305
Christina Stead talks with Rodney Wetherell, 1979
I have no favorite. My favorite is the next one. That’s all. §4310
Peter Robinson and James Peake in conversation
an extensive and enviable bibliography §4330
Tom Hibbard reviews Michael Rothenberg
Rothenberg is often a critic of … commercial pollution §4492
Deborah Meadows: Phantom Geography
Why take up the bedraggled banner of critique now? §4499
Radio: Jo Tacchi: Radio and Affective Rhythms
affective rhythms in everyday life §4510
Radio Fields: Debra Spitulnik Vidali: A House of Wires upon Wires
Sensuous and linguistic entanglements… §4516
Radio Fields: Anderson Blanton: Appalachian Radio Prayers
the miraculous power of the Holy Ghost will instantiate itself §4517
Radio Fields: Melinda Hinkson: the Warlpiri public sphere
There was a dramatic increase in the number of hours of local radio broadcasting §4518
Radio Fields: Table of Contents
From the Studio to the Street §4519
Radio Fields: Bessire and Fisher: Introduction
Radio is the most widespread electronic medium in the world today. §4520
Radio Fields: Blurb
central to the everyday lives of billions of people §4525
Radio: Old Hi-Fi: Deborah Meadows: Guide Dogs
He’s looking for the blind person to whom he was assigned. §4529
Radio: Richard Connolly, 2011: ABC Radio
In fact it was foisted on me §4535
Radio: Richard Connolly, 1982: ABC Radio
It was a different Australia fifty years ago §4537
Robert Wood: on Bruce Dawe
But as yet there has been no… Suburbanist… body of work… §4550
Billy Marshall Stoneking: A Reading at UC Santa Cruz, 1997
I went away depressed §4560
Anthony Howell: Verse from the Desert Country, 1986
It was not at all as I had expected. §4570
Gig Ryan: Martin Johnston, 1947-1990
in his work there are the twin currents of the Greek and English traditions. §4580


DuPlessis: Tapa-72 (inside back cover)
The 2008-2009 notebook of a US poet
DuPlessis: Tapa-1, DuPlessis and Leggott: Tapa start, and Backstory
The first of Rachel Blau DuPlessis’s Tapa Notebook (the front cover), plus the backstory of Rachel and Michele Leggott 2008-2009.
Adam Aitken: poem: Gestetner
A poem from the past §
Raewyn Alexander: 2 poems
a bus stop relic breathing §
Elizabeth Allen: 2 poems
to become angry §
Rae Armantrout: 4 poems
even as I see / … / that I am / not myself §
Michael Basinski: 6 poems
he came to life to lord it over me §
Charles Bernstein: poem: Concentration
Tears in Nazi-occupied Poland §
Emily Bilman: poem: Greenness
the hues of the evening / that soothe my breathing. §
Ken Bolton: 2 poems
this image / never gets beyond the single gesture §
Tom Bradley: Excerpt from Energeticum / Phantasticum
We spasmed, howled and smeared our fecal pigments §
joanne burns: 3 poems
everyone seems to rush / out before the credits §
Jen Crawford: 3 poems
dale and nina stack up horizontally in the bed §
Laurie Duggan: 6 poems
so the testes become a leg / an elbow becomes a signature §
Elaine Equi: 3 poems
not the Big Bang / this morning, §
George Evans: 3 poems
distilling vodka / for the wealthiest drunks in history. §
Michael Farrell: When Arse is Class
Bending over in forever shorts, Australian poetry §
Liam Ferney: 3 poems
no time for a shrinking violet. §
Barry Gifford: Ode to Jerry
Trane learned about beauty / from Monk §
John Hawke: sonnet: Sea Priestess
Emily is throwing knives to the receding waves §
Fanny Howe: poems from <i>Love and I</i>
I would do anything for this infant §
Anthony Howell: 3 poems
Always the same back window climbed. §
Paul Hoover: 5 poems
crucifixion or / a game of tennis §
Kent Johnson: 4 poems
I talked to the Language Poets and they said no. §
Pierre Joris: On Literary Dedications
Lucretius gently imbeds the dedication… to his friend Gaius Memmius §
S.K. Kelen: poems
Juan got a bicentennial medal §
Michele Leggott: 2 poems
so you will need to keep on moving §
Ben Mazer: 2 Poems
Do not consume, like the flowers, time and air §
Philip Mead: poem: Ithaca Road
You’re always setting out §
Geoffrey O’Brien: 3 poems
pleasure / is the appetizer and suffering / the main course §
Ron Padgett: poem: Mosquito Ron
But if I take a step back, I do feel sorry for myself §
Dana Prescott: 2 poems
It’s the wrong hour for a chat. §
Peter Robinson: poems: 14 Postcards
Charles Trenet’s La Mer §
Joe Safdie: on Charles Olson
He wanted things to happen in them spiritually §
Larry Sawyer: 3 poems
as if the quarters… we spent… were / apostrophes signifying possessives §
Eli Spivakovsky: 2 pieces
and thought he was an angel so I followed him §
Chris Tysh: 3 poems
pulls the plug on the lyric §
Marc Vincenz: 5 poems
roped together / by words in a thicket of senses. §
Donald Wellman: God is love
God resides in the heat / generated by the sense organs §
Roberto Echavarren and Donald Wellman: Animalaccio
They hunted in the sierra, / ate in canvas chairs. §
Zhang Er: 3 poems
Is there any pattern to this labyrinth? §
Patrick Pritchett reviews Fugue Meadow, by Keith Jones
His scintillating poems are both demanding and vibrantly lyrical §
Patrick Pritchett reviews Rachel Blau DuPlessis
She… turns to the power of pointing §
Graham Foust: On Ashbery’s poem ‘Myrtle’
For Ruskin, the ‘source’ is ‘real’ §
Zimmermann: Link to PDF
Link to
Daniel Fisher: Chapter Four, from The Voice and Its Doubles (200+ pages)
the mediatized voice has become a site for… creativity §
Art Beck: Doctor Fell
Scowling in his office, Dr. Fell gave poor Tom one last chance §
A.J. Carruthers: The Long Poems of Rochelle Owens
broaden the scope for future criticism on long poems §
Brentley Frazer: Creative writing with English Prime
This failed; the process felt restrictive and laborious §
David Lehman on Walter Lehmann
There was egg on the face of the venerable editor §
Murray Edmond: The Backpacker Compromise
You have a poem too? §
Ward Ritchie: My Life in Printing (first quarter of UCLA interview) 170 pages
Los Angeles develops interest in fine printing §
Lee Scheingold: The Hills Are Alive: a review of [the novel] 2017
Objects exist prior to their relations with each other §
Larissa Shmailo: Bob Holman and metre
an additional analytic tool is required §
Susan M.Schultz: Poetry as Attention
he is seeing the world as it is §
Chris Stroffolino: Crisis? What Crisis?
Hollywood and TV gained in influence §
Robert Wood: A Local History
one must ask: what is history? §
Robert Wood: an autobiography
I was not exposed to a wide range of poetry. §


Cover image: based on ‘Syncromy in orange major’ (1919) by Australian artist Roland Wakelin, 1887-1971, painted when the artist was in his early thirties.
Roland Wakelin and Lloyd Rees taught John Tranter art and composition in 1961. §
Auckland 2012 Symposium, part three
All poems take time to write §
Auckland 2012 Symposium, part two
Or does it have to engage… time as well as space? §
Auckland 2012 Symposium, part one
Does a work just hit a certain number of pages? §
Ward Ritchie: My Life in Printing (second quarter of UCLA interview) 170 pages
[in Paris] The twenties was the period of the…inundation of young [US] writers §
Ken Bolton: A Poem for Philip Whalen
It’s the light I like, / & it’s late. §
Norman MacAfee: Afghanistan and the Effects of War on Men
my sister / born 1939 / the year / war begins. §
Jesse Glass: Three pieces
A surd ditty was the common coin in our encoyded X-changes §
Arpine Konyalian Grenier: 2 poems
give me the story you say / there is no story §
Michael Rothenberg: Bozo the Slick
I will not follow / The plot of a narcissistic madman §
Michael Witts: Two deaths; and two poems
Frank O’Hara and James Dean; Hockney and Cavafy §
Elisabeth Frost: on Rachel Blau DuPlessis
So this work is at once longstanding and a long time coming. §
Anthony Howell: a few words on Alain-Fournier
He is more interested in the intensity of his perception than in some impression of reality. §
Vincent Katz reviews Phaedra(s) at BAM
Isabelle… is captivating in whatever role she takes on §
Vincent Katz: David Meltzer, 1937-2016
There are ups, there are downs. There is laughter! There’s weeping! §
Alan Botsford: on Joseph Brodsky
like the proverbial two ships — I but a rowboat, he a battleship  — passing in the proverbial night. §
Emily Bilman: Geoffrey Hill’s Poetry
the technical perfecting of a poem is an act of atonement §
Simon Collings on British poet Roy Fisher
Perloff’s championing of Fisher’s ‘experimental’ work is important §
Simon Collings: The Scale of Artifice
suggests an affinity between her [V F-T’s] ideas and those of later avant garde writers. §
Robert Wood: On Theories of Suburbanism
close reading the archive, which displays the infinity of experience — Hey, look way, way down below, for John Tranter’s Tapa notebook entries: golly! hundreds of them! Thousands of them!


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