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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 Poetry in Lockdown
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'In the first half of 2020, Overland received a small grant to help the magazine provide writing and publishing opportunities during the pandemic lockdown, part of a broader scheme by Creative Victoria to save the arts sector when so many jobs and gigs completely disappeared for so many artists. ‘Poetry in Lockdown’ is one outcome of this—a standalone poetry special issue containing new work by twelve poets from across Australia. In commissioning these new works we imposed no theme on the poets. However, with the pandemic as background to all our lives, it is impossible not to read the poems in that context. Collating these poems has been a salve for us. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we have.' (Publication summary)

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* Contents derived from the 2020 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Kulanii"first water of morning", Eunice Andrada , single work poetry
Waiting for a Train with Thelma Plumi"Penrith Station sits broken", Tony Birch , single work poetry
Excerpt from 'Salt'i"We huddle under the eaves while it rains hard and you whisper something in my ear and", Andrew Brooks , single work poetry
Stillbirths Wrapped in Newsprinti"The weather was tomorrow’s collective sickness", Mark Anthony Cayanan , single work poetry
Leaves to the Imaginationi"Standing in the shade of a lion statue or ode to the temporary", Michael Farrell , single work poetry
October Monthlyi"my friend’s face is in a pile by the counter", Adayla Nash Hussein , single work poetry
The Welli"just try and stop a mind rolling back", Neika Lehman , single work poetry
The New Placei"now children, it’s time to begin the rotations", Jazz Money , single work poetry
A Spiral (Or Certain Themes Revisited)i"The largest square is for the sky. We have a great little", Leah Muddle , single work poetry
This poem is in nine numbered parts.
Sky Updates / Blue Platformi"chain of events against family", Emily Stewart , single work poetry
500 Words Towards Feeling, or: All My Poems Become War Poemsi"i write notes in my phone and hope to be profound. i have examples. you see, i am the", Dženana Vucic , single work poetry
Cemeteries on Google Earth - A Suite of Poems, Panda Wong , sequence poetry
Bukit Brown, Singaporei"like several edible birds", Panda Wong , single work poetry
Whole Foods on East Houston St, New Yorki"they said all this pain will be important one day", Panda Wong , single work poetry
San Michele, Venicei"every silky morning", Panda Wong , single work poetry

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