On ‘Two Parts by Matthew Turner’

Two PartsMy poem Two Parts by Matthew Turner has been published in RIC Journal.

Two Parts is a response to Matthew Turner’s evocative poem Redivider, Redivider, a poem that was published in RIC last month and which I read and read and wished I had written. So I wrote something by Matthew.

Big thanks to Saudamini as always, and to Matthew for letting me ghostwrite for him.

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Book update #1

First copy of Letter to the Author of the Letter to the Father> Cover is out there
> Release date is locked in
> Book has been printed
> Hard work is done
> I’m talking about Letter and 3:AM and other things at The Paperback Bookshop in Melbourne on August 8 and I’m looking forward to the time I’ll spend with Anna MacDonald like little else. If you’re in town on that evening, come along to hear Anna be super articulate and thoughtful and me ramble and forget what I’m saying and read about the dead man.

With gratitude to my Transmission Press family.

On ‘Impossible Friends’

tristan foster and aashish kaulMy essay Impossible Friends has been published by the good folk at Meanjin. I use the essay to tell the stories of four writers: Kyle Coma-Thompson, Aashish Kaul, Saudamini Deo and Daniela Cascella. They are each smart and talented and good people who I only know because I write and they write and while that’s still a weird thing to me I’m very grateful to know each of them.

Big thanks to Brendan for giving me the freedom to write this piece.