Ali Whitelock - Poet

BOOK REVIEW ⌘ CRUMPLING UP BUKOWSKI

✑ Reviewed by Dr Brentley Frazer ⇥ @BrentleyFrazer ⌘ This review first published by The Poets’ Republic ⇥ @poets_republic ◎ Photograph Ali Whitelock at the mic by Brendan Bonsack ⇥ @brendanbonsack and my heart crumples like a coke can by Ali Whitelock I wish review copies would arrive sans publisher’s assertions and solicited opinions from names dropped on more »

Be a Bareknuckle Poet Patron Saint

Be a Bareknuckle Patron Saint

⌘ Dear Patrons and Readers Bareknuckle Books is an independent small press run by professional writers based in Brisbane, Australia. We have championed and published contemporary avant-garde writing for twenty years in our open access online journals Retort Magazine and Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters (see history below). Bowing to editorial pressures influenced by funding from government(s) and/or corporations doesn’t more »

Frankie Brown, Australian Poet

Short Fictions by Frankie Brown

Frankie Brown is a poet and gothic fiction writer from Brisbane, Australia. They have been published in the Tundish Review, and are currently studying at the University of Queensland. Their chief influences are Mervyn Peake and Virginia Woolf. © Frankie Brown, 2018    ABOUT | CONTRIBUTE | THE LATEST All works published by Bareknuckle Poet more »

Jane Downing - Author

The Women at the Banya by Jane Downing

Jane Downing has been writing for many years with short stories published in journals around Australia and overseas, including in Southerly, Westerly, Overland, The Big Issue, Griffith Review, UTS Anthology, Australian Short Stories, Antipodes (US), Headland (NZ), Kunapipi (Denmark), Paris Transcontinental (France) and Silverfish (Malaysia). In 2016 she was one of two Australians shortlisted, out of nearly 4000 entries from 47 countries, for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. more »

Nathan Curnow

Nathan Curnow – Four Poems

Nathan Curnow lives in Ballarat and is a past editor of Going Down Swinging. His books include The Ghost Poetry Project, RADAR, The Right Wrong Notes and his most recent collection, The Apocalypse Awards (2016). He is the father of four daughters, a co-host of the Youtube series Cooking Classic Poems, and is regularly thrown more »

Ali Whitelock – Four Poems

Ali Whitelock is a Scottish poet/writer living in Australia. Ali’s debut poetry collection, ‘and my heart crumples like a coke can’ was published by Wakefield Press in May 2018. Ali’s first book, ‘Poking seaweed with a stick and running away from the smell’ (memoir) was published to critical acclaim by Wakefield Press, Adelaide and by Polygon, more »

Ian Gibbins videopoem

Ian Gibbins CAT CLAWS a videopoem

catclaws from Ian Gibbins on Vimeo. Ian Gibbins is an Adelaide poet who works across diverse forms, including electronic music, digital media, and video. After completing a PhD in Zoology at Melbourne University, he spent two years in Pharmacology Departments in the USA, before coming back to live in a hilly suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. more »

Edward Willes Australian Poet

Edward Willes : Peri-urban – a poem | Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters

Edward Willes in an Australian Poet. “A Matisse of Banana-bird sapphire and/Manorina gold blister the rust of an eroding 1999/Hyundai Accent import/parked on the other side of a peri-urban weld mesh fence./Grass and gravel mutiny in the street. Die Brücke expressions of the chalky white runaround car living out the last of its days . more »

Michael Dransfield

Michael Dransfield Poems – Five Unpublished

Michael Dransfield (12 September 1948 – 20 April 1973) was an Australian poet active in the 1960s and early 1970s who wrote close to 1,000 poems. He has been described as one of the most widely read poets of his generation. Dransfield was born in Sydney, and educated at Sydney Grammar School. He briefly studied English literature and language more »

B.R.Dionysius-Australian Poet

B. R. Dionysius: Five Poems 2018

B. R. Dionysius is a prominent author in anthologies and collections of contemporary Australian poetry with over 500 publications archived by the Australian Literary Archive.  He was founding Director of the Queensland Poetry Festival. His poetry has been widely published in literary journals, anthologies, newspapers and online. He is the author of one artist’s book, The Barflies’ more »