Category Archives: art

EKPHRASIS: pictures for words and words for pictures

On Sunday 14 August 2016, I was privileged to read my poem Art of the South Western at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. This was part of the Perth Poetry Festival’s Ekphrasis project, which matched eight poems to eight artworks in the … Continue reading

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Fillia Press publications

The only two publications of the short-lived Fillia Press project, a collaborative effort on the part of Berni Janssen and myself. I still like my design and cover art 🙂 possessives & plurals by Berni Janssen, Fillia Press 1985 ISBN 0 … Continue reading

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one more from the archive…

Syllable No. 3 (& the last) Winter 1985… farewell to Carmel Bird. Berni Janssen & FJS carry on and publish a couple of books under the Fillia Press imprint up to 1987, after which many involvements come to an end, … Continue reading

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… from the archives

Inspired by the Small Press Interview Project: interviews about small literary presses in Australia 1970-2000, instigated by Anna Couani, Sarah St Vincent Welch and Dylan Jones, I give you Syllable New-Writing-Magazine No. 1, Summer 1984. Ta-daaahh! From the editors Berni Janssen, Carmel Bird and Jurate Sasnaitis: … Continue reading

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bronzes…

cast long, long ago… a burden too heavy to carry into the future… off to the scrap metal merchant… a weight lifted…

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