New IPSI Chapbooks

Three new IPSI chapbooks To coincide with the Poetry on the Move Festival at the University of Canberra 14-21 September, IPSI (International Poetry Studies Institute) is releasing three new chapbooks by significant international and national poets. In Seas and Trees, Vahni Capildeo negotiates—with profound power and profound delicacy—uncertain realms of paradox, the force of nature and … [Read more…]

Recent Work mentioned in Overland

Thanks to Kent McCarter for mentioning Recent Work and the ‘fecund bastion’ of poetry happening right now in Canberra.

There in Canberra, from the primordial bath of ‘local community’ and more recent arrivals, a unique mix of talent has converged to jump-start an active poetry publishing scene

Recent Work Reading #2

At Recent Work we’ve long believed that poetry can be performed in a way that brings something new and ephemeral to the written word. It’s anthology night, with readings by the ‘Recent Work Readers’ from our two new anthologies ‘Cities: Ten poets, ten cities’; and ‘Tract’. The Recent Work Readers are: Jen Webb Jacqui Malins … [Read more…]