Jen Webb

Jen Webb is the author of a poetry collection, Proverbs from Sierra Leone (Five Islands, 2004), a short story collection Ways of Getting By (Ginninderra, 2006), and a dozen scholarly…

Jen Webb

Jen Webb lives in Canberra, and is the author of a number of works including the poetry collection, Proverbs from Sierra Leone (Five Islands Press, 2004).       Bête…

Martin Edmond reviews Writing The Pacific

Writing The Pacific Jen Webb and Kavita Nandan (eds)                                                    IPS, 2007 ISBN 9789823660165  Reviewed by MARTIN EDMOND       The title of this anthology, Writing the Pacific, immediately called…

Editorial

…from the Archive by Jen Webb. Despite the hierarchies and fraught economies of literary culture, we celebrate, in this issue, outstanding writing which we hope you’ll relish. Michelle Cahill Editor…

Greg McLaren

…commerce student looks up from his PS2 at the crescent-moon.     Enraged by poetry, I circumambulate my flat like Frank Webb in Callan Park .                                             The raven vanishes…

Fiona Hile reviews Rawshock by Toby Fitch

…their eyelids at bull-bars and generally ‘tearing the chest muscles of … any man with a memory’ (“Tangents”). “Beelines” calls to mind Francis Webb’s ‘a thousand warm humming stinging virtues’…

Cameron Lowe Reviews The Best Australian Poems 2009

…in the anthology include Philip Salom’s ‘Reading Francis Webb’, John Watson’s long poem ‘Four Ways to Approach the Numinous’, and Meredith Wattison’s brilliant ‘Holbein Through Silk’ where:   Death, the…

Books for Review

…History and the Poet (Essays on Poetry) by Robert Wood, Australian Scholarly Publishing by Jen Webb, Recent Work Press by Ramon Loyola, Black Rune Press by Stephen Edgar Black Pepper…