Pot Tent Shell Litter Rat Shore

Pot Tent Shell Litter Rat Shore

by Justin Clemens Although I’d intended to move onto a rather different topic with this, my final post for the Southerly blog, I’ve found myself stuck on the problem of poetry and computing I briefly discussed last week. Although my thinking on this remains pretty...
Vale JS Harry

Vale JS Harry

JS Harry (1939-2015) JS Harry, one of Australian poetry’s “great transgressors”, described by Peter Porter in 2007 as “the most arresting poet working in Australia today”, died peacefully in her sleep Wednesday morning 20th May. It followed a long and debilitating...
&Now: Blast Radius – writing and the other arts

&Now: Blast Radius – writing and the other arts

by Anna Gibbs Experimental writing often seems like a rather small and obscure – if vivacious and highly engaged – field of practice in Australia. But a trip to the biannual ‘&Now’ festival of experimental writing at CalArts in Los Angeles last week served...
Voice in poetry: on the page and in performance

Voice in poetry: on the page and in performance

by Hazel Smith My third and fourth blogs will be on voice in poetry. This third blog is concerned with voice on and off the page, the fourth and final blog is about the digital manipulation of voice in conjunction with other literary and performance modes. An...