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With regret I'm announcing that SydneyPoetry.com won't be running the Sydney Poetry Prize this year.
The inaugural prize was a great success last year, a lot of fun to conduct, and it was something we had obviously hoped to continue.
However, like many ventures of this kind, the site is run by a small number of people in their spare time.
Added by Adrian Wiggins on February 11, 2013 at 10:00 — 3 Comments
There's been a bit of discussion today about the new VIDA stats on gender bias in various journals.
Here's what the stats look like for BlackInc's…Continue
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DRANSFIELD, DRANSFIELD, DRANSFIELD
There's been a lot of Dransfield in the air lately. Considering his notable omission from Gray and Lehman's Australian Poetry Since 1788 one can only conclude a little absence is a powerful reminder.…Continue
Added by Adrian Wiggins on February 27, 2012 at 23:00 — 2 Comments
You know how we love a little vis-po here at syd-po... Well Claire Potter has diagrammed Matthew Hall’s ‘Dawn Falsely Observed’.
WRITERS HOUSES ILLUSTRATED…Continue
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THAT'S NO MOON
Star Wars fans amongst you will recall the moment in Star Wars Episode IV when Luke, Han and Obi-Wan realise they're approaching the Death Star.
Luke: He's headed for that small moon.Continue
Ben: That's no moon. It's a space station.
Han: It's too big to be a space station.
Luke: I have a very bad…
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Cool poetry exhibition City Wears 11 is embedded in Newtown as part of the Sydney Fringe.
Artists use the medium of digital art to open up real and imagined spaces where the social, political and the personal can be explored. 11 poets will exhibit their wears along King Street, Newtown.…
Added by Adrian Wiggins on September 20, 2011 at 12:49 — No Comments
Sydney Poetry has a tumblr sydneypoetry.tumblr.com and we're looking for someone to join the team as tumblr editor.
What you must have is a particular love of reading Australian poetry.
You may already have your own tumblr and you most likely use…Continue
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1972 interview with Allen Ginsberg about his own poetry and aboriginal Australian poetry.
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Clothing labels with poems | Agustina Woodgate
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After some experimentation with Ning's 'theme designer' the new look for Sydney Poetry is settling in.
Let us all know what you think.
Added by Adrian Wiggins on July 12, 2011 at 23:30 — 6 Comments
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Cordite's first homepage.
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Artwork: She Prefers Fires, 2008, Ink and cotton on fine art paper, Tamryn Bennett, www.tamrynbennett.com
Just yesterday I got hold of the program for the Poetry and the Contemporary Conference to be held in the Victorian…Continue
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From the weekly email to members
This week there's a deluge of opportunities closing including three 'city' gigs: …Continue
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Santo Cazzati reading at Brisbane's Speedpoets.
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