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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... vol. 32 no. 2 2021 of Rochford Street Review est. 2011 Rochford Street Review
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A Significant Vision : Angela Costi’s Speech at the Launch of ‘Cloud Climbers – Declarations through Images and Words for a Just and Ecologically Sustainable Peace’ Edited by Dr Anne Elvey, Angela Costi , single work review
— Review of Cloud Climbers : Declarations through Images and Words for a Just and Ecologically Sustainabile Peace 2021 anthology poetry art work essay prose ;

'I want to begin by acknowledging that I am meeting with you from the land of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, and pay my respect to their Elders, past and present. Also, I pay respect to all First Nations people and their descendants who are with us today. I acknowledge my accountability and unwavering allyship for First Nations people seeking justice for all historical and systemic wrongs they have incurred since invasion.' (Introduction)

Understated Parables : Mark Mahemoff Reviews ‘Solace, Selected Poems 1978-2017’ by Graham Henderson, Mark Mahemoff , single work review
— Review of Solace : Selected Poems 1978-2017 Graham Henderson , 2021 selected work poetry ;

'Solace is a small collection given it has been winnowed from close to forty years of work. This either implies that Graham Henderson has not written many poems or that the selection has been extremely judicious.' (Introduction)

Dense, Lyrical and Poetic : Helen Hagemann Reviews Against Certain Capture by Miriam Wei Wei Lo, Helen Hagemann , single work review
— Review of Against Certain Capture Miriam Wei Wei Lo , 2004 selected work poetry ;
'I once had the privilege of hearing Miriam Wei Wei Lo read her poetry at the State Library of Western Australia and also on the ABC’s Poetica. That seemed so long ago. In fact it was 2004 when her first edition of Against Certain Capture was published by Five Islands Press, in the New Poets 10. The good news is that her book has resurfaced, it’s an identical second edition published by an imprint called the Apothecary Archive. In the meantime, it seems, Lo has been raising children, holds a Phd from the University of Queensland, has published a chapbook No Pretty Words with Picaro Press (2010) and currently teaches creative writing at the Sheridan Institute, Perth. I managed to get a copy from the author in an exchange for my debut novel, however, I drew the shorter straw and read through Lo’s poetry in no time, with much interest.' (Introduction)
Transfusions Of Truth and A Far Cry : Devika Brendon Reviews Anne Casey’s ‘The Light We Cannot See’, Devika Brendon , single work review
— Review of The Light We Cannot See Anne Casey , 2021 single work poetry ;

'My review of this dazzling book has been delayed by my father’s recent death. But the greatest tribute I can give to Anne Casey is to say that reviewing her work has been one of my greatest consolations in the past several weeks. I find myself rereading the poems in this collection several times a day, like a devout person telling their prayer beads. This analogy feels like a natural one: the poems as a whole speak of faith, in human capacity for joy and connection, a reaching for what affirms life, expressed in longing for those things we have lost, and fear losing forever, during the ordeal we are all experiencing as we navigate the enforced separations and prolonged anxieties induced by the ongoing pandemic.'  (Introduction)

Tension, Drama, Sex and Suspense : Beatriz Copello Reviews ‘More Lies’ by Richard James Allen, Beatriz Copello , single work review
— Review of More Lies Richard James Allen , 2021 single work novella ;

'Richard James Allen is a widely published and prize winning author, as well as being a multi-talented artist excelling in many art-forms. Allen describes himself as a poet, dancer, film director, actor, novelist and choreographer. His latest novel More Lies contains 33 chapters, each chapter no longer than one and a half pages, it is a small book but what it contains is a treasure of laughs and lies.'  (Introduction)

On the South-West COVID Runi"there is a tiny corner of the world", Justin Lowe , single work poetry
The Lost Parablei"there was the parable", Justin Lowe , single work poetry
Wagner’s Pamphleti"otherwise", Justin Lowe , single work poetry
The Tumblei"all night a steady rain", Justin Lowe , single work poetry
Dark Agei"there was a time", Justin Lowe , single work poetry
Origin Storyi"The first time I was led by a girl", Sam Morley , single work poetry
As We Lay in Bedi"I was thinking how dark it was", Justin Lowe , single work poetry
Remembering Rae Desmond Jones, single work obituary
Vale Tim Thorne – Poet and Activist., single work obituary
Tamborine Mountain Poems – Lost Poems Found, Janis Bailey , single work essay

'A sense of anticipation stirs. I sit with a large archive box marked ‘Vallis’ at a wide wooden desk in the University of Queensland’s Fryer Library. Other boxes await. I lift the box’s lid.' (Introduction)

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