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).    …

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…

Editorial

…biography, A Writing Life: Helen Garner and her Work, Joseph Cummins on Brian Castro’s new verse novel, and Annelise Roberts’ review of Sentences from the Archive by Jen Webb. Despite…

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…

Geoff Page reviews Rosemary Dobson’s Collected

…late 1960s (and beyond, in some cases). Many of them, such as David Campbell, Judith Wright, Francis Webb and Douglas Stewart were Dobson’s close friends. Others included James McAuley and…

Fiona Scotney reviews Net Needle by Robert Adamson

…writing including Francis Webb, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and his friend Michael Dransfield. These poems provide a reminder of the sociability of poetry. The act of naming other poets creates textual…

Phillip Ellis reviews Swallow by Claire Potter

…see it in such lines and passages as “fire-flies and other insects webb-wagged from the air” (from “As Regarding Rhythm”) or “a pear takes shape” from “Promethean Fruit”, or the…

Toby Davidson

…Francis Webb Collected Poems (UWA Publishing ) and author of the critical study Christian Mysticism and Australian Poetry (Cambria Press). His debut poetry collection is Beast Language (Five Islands Press)….