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 »

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 »

David Adès ~ Five Poems

David Adès is a Pushcart Prize nominated poet currently relocating to Australia after living in Pittsburgh since 2011. He has been a member of Friendly Street Poets since 1979. He is the author of Mapping the World (Friendly Street Poets / Wakefield Press, 2008) commended for the Anne Elder Award 2008, and the chapbook Only 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 »