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Corey Wakeling Corey Wakeling i(A132717 works by)
Also writes as: 'John Malley'
Gender: Male
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Corey Wakeling writes poetry, prose and plays. He has taught English to primary school children in Japan. In 2016, he was living in Nishinomiya, Japan. In addition to his own work, he is the co-editor of Outcrop : Radical Australian Poetry of Land (Black Rider Press, 2013) (with Jeremy Balius).

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y separately published work icon The Alarming Conservatory Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2017 12141235 2017 selected work poetry

'Acclaimed poet Corey Wakeling’s second collection continues his inquiry into language and the spatial architectures of history and culture. Set among 20th century ruins, the poems are cast as if hallucinations: colonial-style houses are ‘guarded by palm trees’, Royal Park ‘detains two immoveable statues’ while the ‘Wheel of Fortune dizzies’. The poems range throughout Melbourne and Western Australia, where the poet has lived, and further afield too. Strong in its deployment of baroque imagery and modernist citation, The Alarming Conservatory uniquely captures the fear and pace of our contemporary condition.'  (Publication abstract)

2019 shortlisted Mascara Avant-garde Awards Poetry
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