Holey holey holey : reading Kim Hyesoon

Holey holey holey : reading Kim Hyesoon

Pam Brown In the “Translator’s Note” for Korean poet Kim Hyesoon’s book All the Garbage of the World, Unite!, Don Mee Choi says that she responded to a condescending request from a US literary journal to “change the word ‘hole’ because it...
How coded is that  : reading Susan Wheeler

How coded is that : reading Susan Wheeler

Pam Brown Now that no one can remember how they lived before computers came into their homes almost a quarter of a century ago, I thought I’d say something here about Susan Wheeler’s Source Codes. It’s a collection of poetry, drafts, code and...
Thinking in collage : reading Duncan White

Thinking in collage : reading Duncan White

Pam Brown This week, as well as distractedly scrolling down hundreds of posts on the corporate social advertising site, facebook, I read hard copies of the Sydney Morning Herald every day, reviews in the London Review of Books, plus real time + onscreen, Rabbit issue...
Atoms of language : reading Joseph Massey

Atoms of language : reading Joseph Massey

Pam Brown Sometimes when I start to read a new book of poems that immediately strike me as poems I’m going to love and most probably be influenced by, I can hardly continue reading the book. I have to close it straightaway and put it aside. I feel a mixture of...
October Monthly Blogger – Pam Brown

October Monthly Blogger – Pam Brown

Thank you, Belinda Castles, for your excellent posts. This month we have Pam Brown as our monthly blogger. Her bio is below: Pam Brown has published many books, including Authentic Local (Soi3 Modern Poets, 2010), an e-book The meh of z z z z (AhaDada, 2010), and,...