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John Foulcher John Foulcher i(A11226 works by) (birth name: John Stephen Foulcher)
Born: Established: 1952 Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Elegies for Modern Men John Foulcher , sequence poetry
1 Passion and Elegance : John Foulcher Reviews ‘Mosaics from the Map’ & ‘Under This Saffron Sun / Safran Gunesin Alinda’ John Foulcher , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , September no. 29 2020;

— Review of Mosaics from the Map Robyn Rowland , 2018 selected work poetry

'There’s no one quite like Robyn Rowland in Australian poetry. For a start, she rarely seems to be here, in Australia. For years, Rowland has threaded a life between Ireland and Australia, the country of her heritage and her birth country. Her poetry has always been marked by the tension inherent in this dual sense of identity, but these two books take it further, adding a passionate engagement with Turkey to the mix. Australia makes cameo appearances in these books, but it’s never the focus. As she says, adopting the voice of her great grandmother: ‘. . . I’m restless./I want to keep moving. Maybe it’s in the blood, roaming.’ (‘Arriving Sydney Annie Harding Lambert, 1889).' (Introduction)

1 Revising Casuarinas i "You begin, as these days you do, with revision:", John Foulcher , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Solace : Poems from the 2019 ACU Prize for Poetry 2019; (p. 30-32)
1 John Berryman’s Leap i "You’d tried it a few days earlier", John Foulcher , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 78 no. 4 2019; (p. 129)
1 Incense John Foulcher , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Grieve : Stories and Poems about Grief and Loss: Volume Seven 2019;
1 Dancing with Stephen Hawking i "I was living in England. Punk days, they were.", John Foulcher , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 409 2019; (p. 34)
1 Review Short: Jen Webb’s Sentences from the Archive John Foulcher , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 May vol. 80 no. 2017;

'In 2011, Ginninderra Press released The Indigo Book of Australian Prose Poems, edited by Canberra writer Michael Byrne. While many of the country’s most accomplished poets were represented there, the book’s reception was somewhat muted. Indeed, prose poetry invites a certain amount of suspicion. While we’re happy to concede that many devices and techniques which would have been definitional of poetry a couple of centuries ago no longer do so, we’re reluctant to jettison lineation.' (Introduction)

1 y separately published work icon A Casual Penance John Foulcher , Sydney : Pitt Street Poetry , 2017 11931536 2017 selected work poetry
1 The Poetry Exam i "The hall begins to fill. The students sit.", John Foulcher , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - ACT 2017;
1 Holly and Will i "My head is resting on the steering wheel. I have seen Holly and Will hand in", John Foulcher , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - ACT 2017;
1 Paris Evening i "It is Friday, around five. He is", John Foulcher , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - ACT 2017;
1 Before the Storm i "This afternoon there is a soft knocking at the door, it is the sound that leaves", John Foulcher , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: States of Poetry - ACT 2017; The Best Australian Poems 2017 2017; (p. 71) The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry 2020; (p. 80)
1 Tilting at Poetic Windmills: John Foulcher Launches ‘Goodbye, Cruel’ by Melinda Smith John Foulcher , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , April - June no. 22 2017;
1 La Passagère Du 54 i "You are in love. Yesterday, on the ship", John Foulcher , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 March vol. 57 no. 1 2017;
1 The Day David Bowie Died i "On the day David Bowie died, I was in Oxford,", John Foulcher , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Axon : Creative Explorations , September no. C1 2016;
1 The Tent i "Last night I set up camp", John Foulcher , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: 101 Poems 2015; (p. 134-135)
1 Background: i "A wall of liver bricks", John Foulcher , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: 101 Poems 2015; (p. 114-116)
1 Absent: i "the groundsmen and the clerical staff", John Foulcher , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: 101 Poems 2015; (p. 114-116)
1 Middle Row: i "This is where the women are. And", John Foulcher , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: 101 Poems 2015; (p. 114-116)
1 Back Row i "Here, height is everything. Anyone short", John Foulcher , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: 101 Poems 2015; (p. 114-116)
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