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Latest from Rochford Street Review: Collaboration: Ian Gibbins reviews ‘construct a world’ by Francesca Sasnaitis & Alex R Chapman
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John Forbes wrote this poem in the early 1980's and gave it to Carl Harrison-Ford. Carl decided it was time the poem saw the light of day...so here it is:
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Vale Martin Harrison: Poet, Teacher, Broadcaster….
‘The Distribution of Voice’ by Martin Harrison. Reviewed in SCARP 23, 1993…
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Ken Taylor, poet, and one of the founding members of the La Mama Poetry workshops and readings died last week on 2 April. Ken was the author of At Valentines: Poems 1966-1969, A Secret Australia: Selected and New Poems (1975) and Africa (2000) which went on to win the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry in 2001.
Ken’s funeral will be held on Thursday 10 April at 10am at St Luke’s Church South Melbourne, followed by reception at Albert…Continue
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Ariel Riveros Pavez on P76 Issue 7 (Special Cornelis Vleeskens Issue)
"wow this is a beautiful piece of publishing, poetry, visual poetry, homage, art etc a joyous experience for me
My own thanks as reader to Mark Roberts of Rochford Street Review, the eloquent and hardworking poet and visual poetry curator Pete Spence and to a crackling, living body of poetry of someone I only met this year in…
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To celebrate Pete Spence’s birthday (30 September) Rochford Street Press is offering a discount (for today only) on his latest chapbook Kynetonbury Tales or Dog Days. The special birthday rate is $6 within Australia and $10 outside Australia. If you want to celebrate Pete’s birthday by buying this book please email us at the email address on the website…Continue
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We are always looking for people to review for us – books, films, drama, visual arts whatever. Right now we have a long list of books that are available for review.
You can find a complete list (as of 19 November 2012) at:
Since the beginning of October we have also been providing a little more…Continue
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P76 Issue 1 from 1983 is now available on-line. It contains work by John Forbes, Grant Caldwell, Chris Burns, Annette Clynes, Nicholas Thomas,Chris Mansell, Laurie Duggan, Christine Burrows, Mark Roberts, Les Wicks, S. K. Kelen, Adam Aitken
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Michael Dransfield Collected Poems Edited by Rodney Hall. University of Queensland Press 1987. Southerly Volume 48. No 4. 1988.
When Michael Dransfiled died on Good Friday, 1973 at the age of 24 he had already published three collections of poetry and established a reputation as one of the most successful and popular of the new wave of young Australian poets…Continue
Rochford Street Review is an occasional free on-line review of new Australian writing – with an emphasis on poetry and small press publications. We will aim to publish around three or four new reviews each month and will attempt to cover as many publications (both traditional and on-line) as we can.
If you are a publisher, no matter how small, we would appreciate being added to your mailing list and/or receiving a review copy (either hard copy or electronic – please email us for our…Continue
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