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'There is a prevalent myth among academic poets that there is an ‘official verse culture’ in Australia. It could also go by the name of ‘conventional verse culture’ or ‘state verse culture’. The most cited gatekeeper for official verse culture is often Geoff Page (see Bonny Cassidy’s ‘Wild Ecology of Thought’ in Australian Poetry Journal) though one would suggest that others matter as well. And yet, official verse culture is hard to pin down when it comes both to publications and influence. The straw man of official verse culture in Australia is precisely that when we compare it transnationally. The presence of diversity in the Australian Book Review and the importance of Corditewould only seem to support this.'  (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Foam:e no. 14 March 2017 10829127 2017 periodical issue

    'Welcome to the fourteenth edition of foam:e. Another bumper issue, packed with poems, reviews, an interview and a postcard.

    'There are poems, that the editors responded to very strongly, David Greenslade's poems so detailed, immediately likeable and weirdly domestic; Jill Jones’s poems with their ease and intellectual range. But a number of early career poets work really stood out and demanded inclusion so please check out Amanda Anastasi and Sumudu Samarawickrama’s poems.'  (Angela Gardner, Carmen Leigh Keates, Editorial introduction)

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