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 »

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 »

Andrew Galan ~ Five Poems

Andrew Galan is an internationally published poet and co-producer of renowned poetry event BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!. Described by reviewers as ‘riddled with satire’, his poetry is gut, direct, and imagination and reality meeting to eat and fight. Showcased at events including the Woodford, National Folk and Queensland Poetry festivals, and Chicago’s Uptown Poetry Slam, his verse appears in more »

Hasti Abbasi, Author

My Life by Hasti Abbasi

Hasti Abbasi was awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy from Griffith University in 2017. Her submission consisted of a comparative literary study of dislocation, writing and identity in Persian and Australian contemporary fiction, and a creative novella. She has been gaining recognition through actively publishing material for a number of years in literary journals including Southerly, Mascara Literary more »

Stuart Cooke Australian poet

Stuart Cooke ~ Four Poems

Stuart Cooke is a contemporary Australian poet and lecturer in creative writing and literary studies at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. His next collection of poems, Opera, will be published by Five Islands Press in 2016.   © Bareknuckle Poet ~ Journal of Letters & Individual Authors 2018. Edited by Dr Brentley Frazer, A. G. Pettet & more »