PETE HAY



Pete Hay lives in Tasmania and writes of place, islands, environmental activism and environmental thought, as well as poetry and personal essays. Poetry publications include Meeting of Sighs: The Folk Verse of Victoria’s Western District (as editor), The View from the Non-Members’ Bar, Silently On The Tide, Last Days of the Mill (co-authored with the visual artist, Tony Thorne), Girl Reading Lorca and Physick (Shoestring Press, Nottingham, England: 2016). His ‘other’ writing credits include Main Currents in Western Environmental Thought, A Companion to Environmental Thought, Vandiemonian Essays, The Forests (with Matthew Newton). Last Days of the Mill was shortlisted for the 2013 Tasmanian Book Prize, and won the Peoples’ Choice Award. His website is at Pete Hay Writer






REVIEW OF 'SILENTLY ON THE TIDE'

Margaret Bradstock, 'Famous Reporter 35'


POETRY FROM 'SILENTLY ON THE TIDE'

Dove Lake Tanka



MORE POETRY BY PETE HAY

Sunset on the Irish Festival

Girl Reading Lorca at the Mirador San Nicolas

Echidna

Flower Cone

The Duck's Guts

Skullbone



INTERVIEWS WITH PETE HAY

Conversations: an interview with Pete Hay and Richard Flanagan (1995)

A conversation with Pete and Anna Hay (2003)

Island to island: an interview with Pete Hay (2011)



REVIEWS BY PETE HAY

BEACH, Eric: Weeping for Lost Babylon

DE PAOR, Louis: Goban Cre is Cloch/Sentences of Earth and Stone


LAUNCH SPEECHES BY PETE HAY

KNIGHT, Karen: Postcards from the Asylum

MATHISON, Robyn: To Be Eaten By Mice

ROBERTS, Bruce: In the Church of Latter Day Consumers

SANT, Andrew: The Islanders


ESSAYS BY PETE HAY

Half-Time with Stout John

Port Arthur: Where Meanings Collide

What I did on my Holidays

Notes within Shadow



KIERDRE KESSLER, LAURIE BRINKLOW, PETE HAY

Notes from a reading at The Lark, Hobart: 27th October 2010