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…]

John Foulcher reviews Sentences from the Archive by Jen Webb

‘In all, Sentences from the Archives is a delight. For both aficionados of the prose poem and lovers of poetry in general, it provides many moments of pleasure and insight.’ – John Foulcher writing in Cordite Poetry Review. A review of Sentences from the Archive in Cordite Poetry review 

Ampersand Duck and Recent Work Press

We are very proud to announce our partnership with the wonderful letterpress artist, Caren Florance. Caren has been collaborating with some significant Australian poets to produce a series of bespoke artist’s books. The books themselves are unique, but Caren has made these print editions available as a way of providing another avenue for exploring these … [Read more…]