Reviews

Review of Paul Kane’s ‘A Passing Bell’

Review of Paul Kane’s ‘A Passing Bell’

“Paul Kane is a poet, critic, scholar and librettist” who splits his time between Australia (principally rural Victoria) and the USA and is well-known in the former as a driving force in the Mildura Writers Festival, along with Tina Kane, a textile artist and...

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Review of Simeon Kronenberg’s ‘Distance’

Review of Simeon Kronenberg’s ‘Distance’

‘Distance’ is the work of a wonderful new voice, albeit of a mature poet, that is intelligent, heart-direct in diction and nuanced in comprehension, lingers awhile in the ear after reading and allows you the necessary space to ponder.

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Review of Omar Sakr’s ‘These Wild Houses’

Review of Omar Sakr’s ‘These Wild Houses’

Sakr’s work is direct yet understanding of ambiguity, inward but aware of the world, both heartfelt and intelligent … He embraces his life, making clear it will be a life illustrated by poetry, yet is conscious of the distance it forces him to travel.

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