Communion        

Communion 6: December 2016

POETRY

RICHARD JAMES ALLEN, The Floating Upanishad
C. WADE BENTLEY, Cobbler
ANNE COLLINS, Regarding the Invisible
JUSTIN EVANS & JEFF NEWBERRY,
      Letter to Justin: I was a Preteen Werewolf
      Letter to Newberry: Considering the Moon
PETER GRANDBOIS, Everything inside us opens
CAMERON HINDRUM, Lunch with my daughter at the age of 8
VANESSA KIRKPATRICK, Leaving
LAURINDA LIND, Cousin
MAUREEN O'SHAUGHNESSY, At the Wingecarribee River
PAUL SUMMERS, Votive
LES WICKS, Personal Best


ESSAYS, MEMOIR, NON-FICTION

SUSAN AUSTIN, Keep a Flame of Hope Alive
MELISSA ASHLEY, Elizabeth Gould and Hobarton
CRYSTAL HURDLE, Rain Hats From On High
GINA MERCER, Postcards from PEI
TOTI O'BRIEN, Tapestry
LESLEY SYNGE, I Call Myself an Earth Artist
JOHN WENKE, The Brides of Christ


INTERVIEWS

DENNIS ALTMAN & BOB BROWN in conversation, 'How to vote progressive in Australia. Labor or Green'. Hobart - 23rd Sep 2016.
Poets ANNE KELLAS & BEN WALTER in conversation. Hobart - 25th Oct 2016.


LAUNCHES

JAMES BOYCE, launching Pete Hay's Physick, Hobart - 18th Aug 2016.
NATHAN CURNOW, launching Carmen Leigh Keates' Meteorites, Melbourne - 18th Nov 2016.
SARAH DAY, launching Bruny Island Birdsong, (2nd edition). Bruny Island, Tasmania - 15th Oct 2016.
MATT HARNETT, launching Going Down Swinging 37. Hobart - 19th Oct 2016. (video)
PETE HAY, launching Andrew Sant's How to Proceed. Hobart - 27th Oct 2016. (video)
MARK O'FLYNN, launching Deb Westbury's 'Winter in Stone Country'. Varuna Writers House, NSW - 4th Sep 2016.
NINNA MILLIKIN, LARA VAN RAAY, REBECCA THOMSON, launching 'Women of the Island'. Hobart - 23rd Nov 2016.
MICHAEL SHARKEY, JACINTA LE PLASTRIER, launching 'Australian Poetry Journal', Vol 6, issue 2. Hobart - 4th Dec 2016.


STORIES

ANDREA MCMAHON, A Different Life
MARINA RUBIN, Women's Fitness


IMAGES

GILES HUGO


MUSIC

THE DEAD MAGGIES: 'Tommy Pieman'


VIDEO

SEASONAL POETS - HOBART, SEPT 2016

JAMES CHARLTON       To your fully open eyes      On the rim      
PHILOMENA VAN RIJSWIJK        The ghost of poems lost      The bliss of not being

TASMANIAN POETRY FESTIVAL - SEP/OCT 2016

EMILIE ZOEY BAKER,   DAN DISNEY,   JOY ELIZABETH,   TIM THORNE & THE TASMANIAN POETRY EWER

POETS' BREAKFAST: BRUNY ISLAND BIRD FESTIVAL - OCT 2016  

PETE HAY:       Introduction, and Beautiful Firetail,        Flame Robin in a Clearfell,       Emu Eats the Future (Dark Dreaming in the City of Light)      Presence      Poet's breakfast wrap up
SARAH DAY        Grass Notes      Hens
ADRIENNE EBERHARD       At land's end
KAREN KNIGHT       Rooster       When I kissed her outside the Museum CafĂ©      The Zen of Gardening
LIZ MCQUILKIN        Rara Avis       How Mother Cooked Her Goose       A World without Birds
JANE WILLIAMS       Bird Blessing       Show and tell      The Birds