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Issue 40 December 2019

Emma Lee interviews Feature Poet, Bill Cushing

Emma Lee hooked up with feature poet Bill Cushing, teacher and author of the recent collection, A Former Life'

Her Lost Language’ by Jenny Mitchell -Reviewed

Her Lost Language' by Jenny Mitchell -Reviewed by Nusrat M Haider

Birds with Horse Hearts’ by Eleanor Walsh -Reviewed.

Birds with Horse Hearts' by Eleanor Walsh -Reviewed by Nusrat M Haider

The scandalous mathematics of grace

Susan Howard writes about what affects her and what she observes in NZ and on the world stage.

Broome Speak by Nadia Rhook

Nadia Rhook is a white settler historian, educator, and poet.

this hall of several tortures’ by Reuben Woolley -Reviewed

this hall of several tortures’ by Reuben Woolley -Reviewed by Emma Lee

small inheritances’ by belinda zhawi -Reviewed

small inheritances' by belinda zhawi -Reviewed by Emma Lee

Tea with Cardamom’ by Warda Yassin -Reviewed

Tea with Cardamom' by Warda Yassin -Reviewed by Emma Lee

Latest Articles

1 poem by Dan Kaufman

Some poems are simply irresistible, and this pithy, bittersweet work by Melbourne-based writer and journalist Dan Kaufman is one of them!

Phillip Hall Reviews ‘All Suspicions Have Been Confirmed’ by Shane Strange

Phillip Hall reviews Shane Strange's debut collection 'All Suspicions Have Been Confirmed'

Two Poems by Thorvald Berthelsen

Thorvald Berthelsen’s translations capture the musical streak of the original language while vividly rendering intriguing visual associations.

The Great Pretender by Greg Michaelson

Edinburgh-based novelist, Greg Michaelson explores one of our worst fears as writers: that our writing isn’t original

The Art of Attention – Where Poetry and Mindfulness Intersect by Daragh Byrne

Poet and Convener of The Sydney Poetry Lounge, Daragh Byrne explores the value of mindfulness in writing poetry, 'using the flawed tool of language.'

3 Poems by Michael Igoe

Poems from Michael Igoe that appear to go down easy but challenge you to read again.

Emma Lee Reviews ‘Mojave in July’ by Angela M. Brommel

Emma Lee reviews ‘Mojave in July’ by Angela M. Brommel, former contributor to The Blue Nib

It Is What It Is by Patrick Nevins

In this beautifully written story, Patrick Nevins' protagonist faces a past that might easily overwhelm her.
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