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1 Journeys to Liberation Peter Kirkwood , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 June 2015; (p. 18)

— Review of Fallen : A Memoir Rochelle Siemienowicz , 2015 single work autobiography
1 From Prisoner to Religious Poet Peter Kirkwood , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 2 December vol. 21 no. 23 2011; (p. 3-4)
'A paradox of mystical experience is that it is often in contemplating emptiness, nothingness and darkness that the seeker comes to an awareness of divine light.

For some years this has been the preoccupation of the poet featured in this interview. It is also the subject of his poem , 'Via Negativa, the Divine Dark', which won this year's Blake Poetry Prize.' (p. 3)
1 Conversation with a Reluctant Australian Citizen Peter Kirkwood , 2011 single work biography
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 18 November vol. 21 no. 22 2011; (p. 1-2)
1 Bringing Poetry Back to Politics Peter Kirkwood , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 4 November vol. 21 no. 21 2011; (p. 3)
'A frequent criticism of our political leaders is that they don't provide a bigger narrative, a deeper story that might give some sense of meaning, inspiration and direction to the populace.

An example of this sort of critique came from Paul Keating last week when interviewed about his recently published book, After Words, by Paul Kelly in The Australian. 'The failure of the Rudd and Gillard administrations,' he said, 'is the lack of an over-arching story, the lack of a compelling story.'

According to Eureka Street poetry editor Philip Harvey, it is the work of poets to delve into this deeper territory, and poetry provides perhaps the best means to explore and express deeper questions.' (p. 3)
1 Student Journalism’s Gift to Eureka Street Peter Kirkwood , 2011 single work biography
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 7 October vol. 21 no. 19 2011; (p. 1-2)
1 Staying Mum on the Pain of Adoption Peter Kirkwood , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 April 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Ten Hail Marys : A Memoir Kate Howarth , 2008 single work autobiography
1 In Praise of Slow TV Peter Kirkwood , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 31 July vol. 19 no. 14 2009;
The main subject of this article is SlowTV, the online video hub which is part of The Monthly's website. It also features a video of Richard Flanagan's address at the 2009 Sydney Writers' Festival, in which he argues against proposed changes to copyright laws that would allow the parellel importation of books into Australia.
1 Portrait of a Young Radical Peter Kirkwood , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 May 2009; (p. 32)

— Review of Once Were Radicals Irfan Yusuf , 2009 single work autobiography ; Leave to Remain : A Memoir Abbas El-Zein , 2009 single work autobiography
1 Australian Religious Experience as Seen through Australian Literature Peter Kirkwood , 1978 single work essay
— Appears in: Compass , XII, No. 2, 1978, 22-26 1978;
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