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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 In Your Hands
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'What is a poet without an audience? What is a new book without hands to hold it up to the light? The outbreak of COVID-19 has meant the cancellation of live poetry events and writing festivals Australia wide, resulting in many poets and their publishers losing income and key opportunities to showcase new work, not to mention build readerships and celebrate the words beyond print.
 
'To offer a little relief in response to this, Red Room Poetry and Oranges & Sardines Foundation have collaborated to create In Your Hands – a free digital collection featuring 80 poems by poets whose recent, current or forthcoming release has been directly affected by the closure of live events. All poets are paid for their contribution to In Your Hands and the collection encourages audiences to buy copies of the books.' (Publication summary)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:The Red Room Company , 2020 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Into Any Body of Wateri"Rain loosens oil stains on a footpath slick with slime,", Michael Aiken , single work poetry (p. 8)
Strokes of Lighti"Here the brushstrokes are all downwards, like rain that comes in as thick", Lucy Alexander , single work poetry (p. 9)
Geraniumsi"I want to tell you a story.", Alice Allan , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
First Hollowi"stand here", Zoe Anderson , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Harbouri"Later, the doctor says to Ma", Eunice Andrada , single work poetry (p. 14)
Legacyi"Dear B, [undated, probably 1916]", Cassandra Atherton , Paul Hetherington , single work poetry (p. 15)
Of Memory and Furniturei"The certainty of objects:", Bron Bateman , single work poetry (p. 16)
What Have I Learnt from My Husbandi"I swallowed the dream of his eyebrow", Alise Blayney , single work poetry (p. 17)
Winteri"Someone has swept the last leaf from the riverbank.", Kevin Brophy , single work poetry (p. 18)
Counter Their Sneak Playsi"We swing so close to cliché when we invoke the characters of", Melinda Bufton , single work poetry (p. 19)
Of the 2,700 : One Voicei"We are crammed onto trains", Anne M. Carson , single work poetry (p. 20)
All Soulsi"A citrus swirl of myrtle crosses my path", Anne Casey , single work poetry (p. 21)
Farm Studyi"Nothing much ever happens.", Robbie Coburn , single work poetry (p. 22)
The Belly of the Gnomei"Round not because of ale,", P. S. Cottier , single work poetry (p. 23)
Brunswick Bathsi"Everyone's name is written on soup hot water", Jocelyn Deane , single work poetry (p. 24)
Leadi"Inorganic chemistry lab. A rack of test tubes", Tricia Dearborn , single work poetry (p. 25)
This Woman’s Worki"In exchange", Benjamin Dodds , single work poetry (p. 26)
A Pattern Languagei"A friend who is married to another friend sends me a link", Oliver Driscoll , single work poetry (p. 27)
If I Sayi"If I say there is no god", Anne Elvey , single work poetry (p. 28)
Venus Without Fursi"I want to fall into the pit of his bed", Gabrielle Everall , single work poetry (p. 29-30)

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