‘Poems and chapbooks sometimes feel like relics of a past time. But these three books show just how alive, diverse, and thriving contemporary Australian poetry is, even in South Australia alone. Reading from these simple, affordable chapbooks reminded me that poetry can be for the masses and still be thought-provoking and boundary-pushing, especially when the books are written by poets who know what they are doing and where they want to take their readers.’
We were delighted to read Alex Kostas’ excellent review of Peter Goldsworthy’s ‘Anatomy of a Metaphor’, Jill Jones’ ‘The Quality of Light’, and Heather Taylor-Johnson’s ‘Thump’. Thank you Alex and Cordite Poetry Review.
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