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29th Australian Lithuanian Days, Melbourne 2016

Returned to Perth to find two delightful cards waiting for me: a touch of Raoul Dufy, a touch of Saul Steinberg, a touch of early Warhol perhaps… … these charming ink and watercolour cartoons by the multitalented Dr Edward Reilly (the second one a … Continue reading

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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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pete to perth

‘o cruel whirl living that spin I’m in’ —pete spence received from the east in the last few weeks with thanks to pete spence, six Variations on a Poem Beginning With a Misquote From a Poem by Frank O’Hara and via Special … Continue reading

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a goodbye acrostic from pete spence, 1984

found just in time for another farewell in 2016… what a lot of years in between…

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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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Marcus Breen. ‘Writing for Readers: The new, small magazines’.

The Age Monthly Review Volume 5, Number 1, May 1985. In the few weeks preceding the Word Fest held in Canberra in March, a flurry of activity disturbed the under­belly of the Australian liter­ary co… Source: Marcus Breen. ‘Writing for … Continue reading

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Four Fables in Otoliths #40

To quote from Otoliths Editor Mark Young this morning… ‘Issue forty of Otoliths, the southern summer, 2016 issue, is now live. It’s brought to you by the letter E — that gives you a wide range of superlatives to choose from. … Continue reading

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