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 »

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Michael Dransfield Poems – Five Unpublished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 »

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/    

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 »

Angela Peita ~ Three Poems

Angela Peita is a Brisbane based spoken word performer, event organiser and workshop facilitator. She is one of the producers behind Brisbane’s vibrant Ruckus Slam and is passionate about creating spaces where art can happen. When she grows up, she hopes to be just like you. The truth about your depression So, I’ve never been good more »