August news

It’s been a little while since I posted anything, but that’s because I’ve been busy! Here’s a little update on a few exciting things that have been happening recently though – The Diver is going to Venice! Reviewing – Sean Rabin’s Wood Green, and TasWriters’ Hobart Writers Festival… The Diver is going to Venice! Firstly …

Bright South publishes Pete Hay’s Girl Reading Lorca

Girl Reading Lorca

Bright South is proud to be the publisher of Pete Hay’s poetry chapbook, Girl Reading Lorca. From a poet normally regarded as “fiercely Tasmanian”, this collection is a startling departure from Pete, but no less observant, subtle or incisive than his better known work. The centrepiece of Girl Reading Lorca is a celebration of the …

Pete Hay Poet Website

Pete Hay and Ollie

Of one of lutruwita-Tasmania’s greatest poets, of Pete Hay, Rachel Edwards wrote: “no one else takes the temperature of this island like Hay, and no one else uses Tasmania as such an effective prism through which to consider human nature” (The Australian). Not only is Pete a poet though, he is also a respected scholar and activist. Find out more . . .