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Featured Writer Andy Jackson: Biographical Note

Andy Jackson lives in Castlemaine, and has featured at literary events and arts festivals in Australia, India, USA and Ireland. He was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Prize for Poetry for… 91 more words

Australian Poetry

Featured Writer Andy Jackson: Three Poems


Here we are at the enclosure, watching
.                                   a pair of giraffes in the distance, slowly
nodding as they walk away.  Fences
.                                   like these keep us separate from the animals, 747 more words

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“Beauty, imagination, understanding, empathy, recognition”: Heather Taylor Johnson launches Andy Jackson’s ‘Music our bodies can’t hold’

“Andy Jackson is such an important poet writing about a topic so deeply important to me: the othered body. I think this is his best book to date and I was so privileged to have launched it. 775 more words

Australian Poetry

Who Invented the EZ bar?

A piece of equipment so commonplace on the gym floor that we often take its very existence for granted. That, at least, is my impression of the E-Z Bar. 1,038 more words


Shaping the Fractured Self

I went to the launch of Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of Chronic Illness and Pain on Wednesday, a stunning collection edited by Heather Taylor Johnson, and the first of its kind in Australia from UWA Publishing. 425 more words


Donald Trump My President? Ya Gotta Be Kiddin’!

Hey, angry Democrats. While skipping school or work to march, block the streets and wave the Mexican flag, you may ponder aloud: How is it possible that 50% voted for a wigged wahoo who makes going bankrupt a sleazy money-making scam? 161 more words

Trump & Clinton October Surprises

The news media keeps flashing daily and hourly headlines about the two super-imperfect Presidential candidates. Donald spewed locker room obscenity about women. Hillary can’t keep Bill’s blabbermouth nor fly zipped up. 180 more words