The launch of Listening to the Deep Song, by Anne Collins (update)

Listening to the Deep Song launch invitation

Anne Collins’ new book, Listening to the Deep Song (published by Bright South), was launched in Hobart on the 11th of November. A strangely auspicious day? Indeed, it was Remembrance Day – 103 years since the end of World War One. It was, then, appropriate to preface the launch of Anne’s book by remembering the …

Tasmanian Poetry Festival

Tas poetry festival overview of events

Bright South has been supporting the Tasmanian Poetry Festival a little lately, including hosting their programme. Check it out, and more – get thee there! Read more… (click the heading to do so, and to activate links to the programme and TPF website)

Reviews News

This one is just a quick post to refer you, dear reader, to some books I’ve reviewed recently, and not that recently. How time flies… Poetry Tilting at Time by Greg Tome, Plumwood Mountain Journal, November 2020. When Poets Write Prose, a review of recent collections by Joanne Burns, Stephanie Green and Jane Williams, Cordite, 20 …

Review: Rachel Mead’s The Flaw in the Pattern

Rachel’ Mead’s The Flaw in the Pattern takes you on a journey ranging from Tasmania’s Overland Track to the southern ocean, and out into the great basin of Lake Eyre. Her observations are always interknitted with the intimate details of life and human relations, which allow you to see into the flaws in the patterns of everyday language.