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Overdetermined York Gum Villanelle single work   poetry   "So, if lucky, and a York gum grows for decades"
  • Author:agent John Kinsella
Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 Overdetermined York Gum Villanelle
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    y separately published work icon Social Alternatives Poetry to the Rescue: The Poetry Special Issue vol. 40 no. 3 October 2021 23781124 2021 periodical issue

    'Since its inception in 1977 Social Alternatives has had a long-running commitment to poetry. During this time the journal has published well over two thousand poems (Synott 2018: 46)1, including work by Judith Wright, Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Les Murray, Judith Beveridge, Samuel Wagan Watson and Dorothy Porter (Morgan et al. 2007: 58). Alongside such luminaries, Social Alternatives has published hundreds of relatively unknown poets, many of whom had their first poems published in the journal. Certainly, when I began writing a quarter of a century ago it was one of the places you sent to. Many of the poets featured in the journal's early years were active in various social movements from anti-conscription and nuclear disarmament to Aboriginal land rights, women's liberation, and environmental protection (Synott 2018: 45). The poetry in Social Alternatives has often been slanted towards political and social themes but the work has usually been thematically broader (Morgan et al. 2007: 58), relating more abstractly to politics.' (Aidan Coleman Publication abstract)

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