Natalie Rose Dyer

Natalie Rose Dyer is currently completing her PhD in Creative Writing at Melbourne University with an Australian Postgraduate Award. She received a BA with first class Honours in Cinema (2006)…

Gabriela Bourke reviews Archival Poetics by Natalie Harkin

Archival Poetics by Natalie Harkin Vagabond ISBN 9781925735215 Reviewed by GABRIELA BOURKE It can be tempting to imagine that colonisation is a thing of the past; that posting an infographic…

Rose Lucas reviews Crow College by Emma Lew

Crow College: New and Selected Poems Emma Lew Giramondo ISBN: 978-1-925818-05-5 Reviewed by ROSE LUCAS         This year, Giramondo has released a new selection of the poems…

Pip Newling reviews Dirty Words by Natalie Harkin

Dirty Words by Natalie Harkin Cordite Books ISBN 978-0-994259-63-9 Reviewed by PIP NEWLING ‘Consider this words like lives have histories actions like knives cut-deep’ (p.23) Natalie Harkin’s first collection of…

Rose Lucas reviews Autobiochemistry by Tricia Dearborn

Autobiochemistry by Tricia Dearborn UWAP, 2019 ISBN 978-1-76080-022-2 Reviewed by ROSE LUCAS     What are the elements – multiple, multivalent – which constitute and compose us as individuals, as…

Rose Hunter reviews Hollywood Starlet by Ivy Alvarez

Hollywood Starlet by Ivy Alvarez dancing girl press Reviewed by ROSE HUNTER Each poem in Ivy Alvarez’ chapbook Hollywood Starlet features a female star from years past, for example such…