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Incantations

$22.95

In Incantations, Subhash Jaireth responds through a series of short prose pieces  to portraits of famous and everyday Australians in an attempt to rethink the role of place, identity and the self. It is an ekphrastic exercise, in that it reinterprets an artwork in writing, but it is also a lyrical exploration of what art can mean: its power to move, to know, and to feel.

Urban Haiku

$14.95

Owen Bullock shows that haiku is a form that can deliver us  worlds with deft subtlety and cutting precision.  Each of these poems  builds on the last  to deliver a strong sense of place and of people.  Urban Haiku has an eye for the absurdities of contemporary life, as well as its quieter, less noticed moments.

Notes to the Reader

$8.95

Once thought lost, this new edition revives Strange’s bizarre experimental manuscript for contemporary audiences.  Allegedly written in a weekend and inspired by a paratext from Clarice Lispector, Notes to the Reader is a collection of twenty-one calls to readers from books and authors long forgotten.

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