Pi O is known for his wit and irreverence. His anarchism, reflexive anti-Americanism and anti-capitalism are all part of the deal.
Melbourne writer Alex Skovron has been recognised with a national award at 75. Alongside his own work, Skovron’s quiet impact on poets and poetry in Melbourne has been immense.
A celebrated poet and Nobel laureate, Louise Glück wrote about mortality, broken families and human frailty with devastating wryness and quiet beauty.
The poems go beyond protest songs – there is skill and craft to them.
Poetry and prose are prominent features in this course about how climate change is affecting the world.
A math professor explains how he prepares future teachers to use poetry in their math instruction.
Ali Cobby Eckermann’s first book since winning the Windham Campbell Prize may well prove her most enduring.
In speaking to the moment, poets are bringing the apocalypse to Australian literature.
Hundreds of years ago, people spoke Old English – but it is very different to English today.
Generations of Palestinian writers and poets have expressed their feelings of grief and loss.
A new poetry collection takes falling as its unifying theme, but the contents suggest something more horizontal and glitchy.
Sarah Holland-Batt becomes the second poet in a row to win The Stella Prize. The Jaguar is an extension of her activism against human rights abuses in aged care in Australia.
John Tranter’s poetry was defined by his relentless desire to experiment.
Davy’s famous lectures on the animating power of electricity may have inspired a young Mary Shelley as she came up with the idea for Frankenstein.
Peatlands have always had a place in art, writing and poetry. In times of global warming these cultural reflections can help open up debate about the biodiversity and climate crisis.
Many established poets published lockdown poems offering their perspective on the power of poetry to make sense of the pandemic.
Before Swifties or the Beyhive, there were Byromaniacs – fans of the poet Lord Byron.
Here, possibly four centuries before women are given a significant voice in heroic poetry in Germany and Scandinavia, a queen speaks out in an English version of a Gothic story.
A photo beamed via a satellite from a smartphone is never the same as the description of a place the lover must try hard to imagine.
The famous biblical book alludes to God only once. Historically, though, most interpreters have argued the poem’s about love between the divine and his people.