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 »

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Visual Poetry #instapoeticatop10 April 2018

⌘ Bareknuckle Poets #instapoeticatop10 April 2018.At Bareknuckle Poets instagram we curate a hashtag gallery of our favourites. At the end of the month the top artist/poet in the feed gets a feature gallery here in our journal. Tag your visual poetry/typewriter art/concrete works with #instapoeticatop10 ** ⌘ Bareknuckle Poets InstaPoetica Top 10 ~ April 2018. Each month we 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 »

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/    

Photograph by Harrison Warne

A Note to Non-Indigenous Australian Poets

Photograph © Harrison Warne ⌖ BAREKNUCKLE POET JOURNAL OF LETTERS: EDITORIAL APRIL 06, 2018  A Note to Non-Indigenous Australian Poets Judith Wright, (et al.) hit the shin with a sledge hammer when she said Australia is a landscape without echoes for the non-indigenous poet. [1] If I present my love with a rose we both know the symbolism, 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 »