Marie Craven – Orphanage: a videopoem w/ Matt Hetherington

Marie Craven & Matt Hetherington Orphanage ✭ a video-poetry collaboration ✭ Orphanage by Marie Craven on Vimeo. Orphanage is one of three video-poetry collaborations (to date) between film-maker Marie Craven (Gold Coast), and poet and spoken-word artist, Matt Hetherington (Northern NSW). The footage in this video is from a 1954 marriage guidance film, in the public domain at more »

Bareknuckle Poet Ponders & Reviews

Review Call ✪ Poetry & Spoken Word

Submissions of LIVE Reviews are Welcome Bareknuckle Poet reviews in real time now, we are calling for submissions –  — The book review process is tedious. The author crawls through hell on their face to get published. The publisher (sometimes author, money’s that tight) gets robbed by Australia Post. The journal receives books from authors/publicists/publishers/everyone more »

Visual Poetry by Melissa Damson Wauchope

Melissa Damson Wauchope, known as “Damson” in the art world graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts at James Cook University. Originally from Australia her conceptual work drew her to Italy in the late 90s. She currently lives near Venice where she works as a polyedric artist, moving with ease between painting, installation, photography and writing. more »

A poem by Abdul-Jaleel Abdalla: Carpark Hooligans

Abdul-Jaleel Abdalla is an Australian/Palestinian poet currently based in South Australia. His work has been published in Bareknuckle Poet Anthology 02, 2016, Deep Water Literary Journal, NoiseMedium, Anti-Heroin Chic, and Alwasat Newspaper. ⎆ instagram.com/aj.abdalla/    

2018 SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN

Dear Readers & Writers After a bit of down time Bareknuckle Poet has weathered a few blows, regained foothold and delivered a lovely right uppercut to the opponent Circumstance. For all our dedicated readers, expect the unexpected as we bring you new writing from the pale blue dot and writers, help us tear out the more »

Anthony Lawrence Australian Poet

Anthony Lawrence Two Poems from Headwaters

Anthony Lawrence two poems from Headwaters 2015. Anthony Lawrence is one of Australia’s leading poets. In 2015 Lawrence was awarded the Philip Hokgins medal and in 2017 won the Prime Ministers award for Headwaters (Pitt Street Poetry, 2016) These two poems were first published by Bareknuckle Poet in our inaugural annual Anthology Vol.1, 2015   more »

Samuel Wagan Watson: A Poem (2016)

Samuel Wagan Watson State and National Award-winning poet and professional narrator and storyteller, Samuel Wagan Watson has Irish, German, Dutch, and Aboriginal (Munaldjali and Birri Gubba) ancestry. He is the son of prominent Brisbane-based academic, writer and activist Sam Watson. Born in Brisbane Watson spent much of his earlier life on the fringe of the Sunshine more »

Ian MyBryde

Spree: a poem by Ian McBryde

Spree by Ian McBryde Ian McBryde Spree: a videopoem. Canadian-born Ian McBryde is a long term resident of Australia. Throughout his career, Ian has practiced in a number of mediums including photography, music, illustration and, predominately, poetry. McBryde’s We the Mapless: New and Selected Poems (2017) is available now ⇲ http://www.bareknucklebooks.com/authors/ian-mcbryde/ Poet: Ian McBryde | Nationality: Australia, Canada | Filmmaker: Martin Kelly   more »

Frank O’Hara Memorial Special (50 Years)

Frank O’Hara ~ In Memory Fifty Years Poetry by Frank O’Hara, Allen Ginsberg, Bill Berkson and John Ashbery Introduction by A. G. Pettet Ashbery Berkson Ginsberg O’Hara. Frank O’Hara played a part in creating what is known as the ‘New York School’ of poets. Heavily influenced by surrealism and modernism the poetry of the New York more »