Sounds, Markings, Places

Sounds, Markings, Places

Jill Jones I was at the Queensland Poetry Festival last weekend at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in ‘the Valley’. I had been thinking for a while about how place and poetry work together. I mean, more than usual, as place is important to my poetry. I...
Homage and influence, naked and otherwise

Homage and influence, naked and otherwise

Jill Jones I was looking over some notes the day I wrote this post (Wednesday). They were towards a piece I had begun some time ago, not completed, about the Canadian poet, Phyllis Webb. As well as reminding me about life’s unfinished projects, it got me thinking...
The present of books

The present of books

Jill Jones Just recently, I found myself receiving a number of books from different sources over a matter of a couple of days. They are all, of course, poetry books. Despite the fact that poetry publishing is not a best-seller type of enterprise, there’s plenty of us...
August Blogger: Jill Jones

August Blogger: Jill Jones

Many thanks to Michelle Cahill for her excellent, thought-provoking posts. Our next blogger is Jill Jones. Jill Jones has published six full-length books of poetry including Dark Bright Doors, 2010; Broken/Open, 2005; Screens Jets Heaven: New and Selected Poems, 2002;...