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Latest from Rochford Street Review: Collaboration: Ian Gibbins reviews ‘construct a world’ by Francesca Sasnaitis & Alex R Chapman

http://rochfordstreetreview.com/2015/07/13/collaboration-ian-gibbins-reviews-construct-a-world-by-francesca-sasnaitis-alex-r-chapman/

Added by Rochford Street Review on July 13, 2015 at 10:18 — No Comments

‘Aurevoir to Carl & Trish’ an unpublished poem by John Forbes

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:

http://rochfordstreetreview.com/2015/01/27/aurevoir-to-carl-trish-an-unpublished-poem-by-john-forbes/

Added by Rochford Street Review on January 27, 2015 at 18:53 — No Comments

Vale Martin Harrison: Poet, Teacher, Broadcaster….

Vale Martin Harrison: Poet, Teacher, Broadcaster….

http://rochfordstreetreview.com/2014/09/10/vale-martin-harrison-poet-teacher-broadcaster/

‘The Distribution of Voice’ by Martin Harrison. Reviewed in SCARP 23, 1993…

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Added by Rochford Street Review on September 10, 2014 at 10:58 — No Comments

Vale Ken Taylor

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…

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Added by Rochford Street Review on April 9, 2014 at 13:08 — No Comments

Ariel Riveros Pavez on P76 Issue 7 (Special Cornelis Vleeskens Issue)

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



LOVE!



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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Added by Rochford Street Review on April 4, 2014 at 17:13 — No Comments

The Ultimate Commitment: The Poetry of Michael Dransfield, Vicki Viidikas and Robert Harris by Robert Adamson

Latest from Rochford Street review: The Ultimate Commitment: The Poetry of Michael Dransfield, Vicki Viidikas and Robert Harris by Robert Adamson…



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Added by Rochford Street Review on January 28, 2014 at 9:17 — No Comments

Happy Birthday Pete Spence! Special Birthday Offer.

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…

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Added by Rochford Street Review on September 30, 2013 at 13:21 — No Comments

Confronting the Culture, Language and History of War: Mark Roberts reviews ‘Valence: Considering War Through Poetry and Theory’ by Susan Hawthorne

Latest from Rochford Street Review Confronting the Culture, Language and History of War: Mark Roberts reviews ‘Valence: Considering War Through Poetry and Theory’ by Susan Hawthorne…



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Added by Rochford Street Review on May 17, 2013 at 10:26 — No Comments

New books from Vagabond Press are available for review from Rochford Street Review.

New books from Vagabond Press are available for review from Rochford Street Review.



The following books have been received and are now available for review from Rochchord Street Review. If you are interested please email us using the email address in the link below.



We are always looking for new reviewers (as well as anyone who has reviewed for us before) and we are happy to…
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Added by Rochford Street Review on March 3, 2013 at 9:18 — No Comments

Write for Rochford Street Review

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…

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Added by Rochford Street Review on November 19, 2012 at 22:18 — No Comments

Random House - Penguin - Rochford Street Press

The publication of the Selected Your Friendly Fascist and the relaunch of Rochford Street Press has had an immediate effect on the publishing scene. In what is seen as a defensive move Penguin and Random House have announced they are to merge...

Order your copy of the Selected YFF now before the mega Random (Angry) Penguins take over the world!

http://members.optusnet.com.au/rochfordstpress/

Added by Rochford Street Review on October 30, 2012 at 15:47 — No Comments

P76 Issue 1 (1983) On-Line

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

, Dipti Sara, Robert Harris and Richard James Allen. Review of Susan Hampton Costumes, Alexandra Seddon Green Feet, Barbara Brooks Leaving Queensland…
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Added by Rochford Street Review on October 7, 2012 at 20:18 — No Comments

P76 Issue 6 (the lost Issue)

As you may or may not be aware P76 Magazine published 5 issues in the 1980's and 1990's. There was to a be a 6th issue in 1993/94 but through a series of unfortunate events it never happened and we believed that the issue had been lost. Recently, however, we discovered a number of old floppy disks and on one of them we found the lost issue 6. After transferring the data our current computer we completed the…
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Added by Rochford Street Review on June 2, 2012 at 19:52 — No Comments

Another one from the archives.....a review of Dransfield's Collected Poems from Southerly 1988.......

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…

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Added by Rochford Street Review on December 22, 2011 at 10:23 — 13 Comments

Rochford Street Review

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…

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Added by Rochford Street Review on December 2, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments

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