Contemporary Asian Australian Poets

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Image by Melbourne poet, Jo Langdon

A landmark anthology of thirty seven Australian poets of Asian descent or background. The book, which I helped to edit along with Adam Aitken and Boey Kim Cheng was launched by Nicholas Jose at the Sydney Writers’ Festival in May 2013

The book is one of Overland’s Best Poetry Collections for 2013

 

BROADCAST:

ABC Radio National POETICA 22 March 2014 3pm, 27 March 2014 9pm and podcast online

REVIEWS:

Catherine Cole in TEXT Vol 18, April 2014
John Kinsella in Australian Book Review, December 2013
Ali Alizadeh in Overland June 2013
Timothy Yu in Cordite, November 2013
Eleanor Jackson in Peril June 2013
Lesley Synge in Transnational Literature

 

TERTIARY ED:

Australian Perspectives: Representing Place, Nation and Identity (ENGL200)

Department of English – Macquarie University
Semester 2 / 2014

ALBUM:

Adam, Kim Cheng, Michelle, Nicholas Jose

Adam, Kim Cheng, Michelle, Nicholas Jose

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Photography by Ian Cameron

James Stuart

James Stuart

Jessie Tu

Jessie Tu

Andy Quan

Andy Quan

Christine Ratnasingham

Christine Ratnasingham

Eileen Chong

Eileen Chong

Andy Carruthers

More readings were held in Wollongong and in Melbourne at the Wheeler Centre, chaired by Ann McCulloch

Photography by Nicholas Walton-Healy

Hoang Nguyen

Hoang Nguyen

Sudesh Mishra

Sudesh Mishra

Misbah Khokhar

Misbah Khokhar

Desh Balasubramaniam

Desh Balasubramaniam

Bella Li

Bella Li

Gita Mammen

Gita Mammen

Hoang Nguyen

Hoang Nguyen