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Luke Icarus Simon Luke Icarus Simon i(A3509 works by) (a.k.a. Luke Simon)
Born: Established: 1963
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Cyprus,
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1974
Heritage: Cyprian
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1 y separately published work icon The Gospel of the Fallen : New and Selected Poems 1996 - 2016 Luke Icarus Simon , Blackheath : Stirling Publishing Australia , 2017 10970304 2017 selected work poetry

'Celebrating twenty years since the publication of his first poem, The Gospel of the Fallen brings together some of Luke Icarus Simon’s previously published poems, alongside some of his newest work, appearing here for the first time.

'Simon’s signature style encompasses the personal odyssey of self-discovery, identity and the pursuit of love and marries it with the universal search for existential meaning through reflecting on family, relationships, life experiences, and the lifelong journey all of us must undertake, towards inner peace.' (Publication Summary)

1 Loss, Grief, Change, and Memory : Luke Simon Reviews ‘Now You Shall Know’ by Jennifer Compton Luke Icarus Simon , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , April - June no. 14 2015;

— Review of Now You Shall Know Jennifer Compton , 2015 selected work poetry
1 1 y separately published work icon Lost in the Last Divided Capital Luke Icarus Simon , Bayswater : Palmer Higgs Books , 2014 7984215 2014 selected work short story

Arriving in 1970s Australia from a country torn apart by war, young Perry realises he is different and carries a secret he cannot share. Growing up, he works hard to overcome his demons, to achieve his dreams, to be a good son, to be the man his absent father could never be. When serious illness strikes, Perry must return to his country of birth to search for the only man who can save him, his father. These interconnected stories, many previously published in literary journals and anthologies, deal with one man's search for identity, love and a sense of belononging. Luke Icarus Simon writes with a poet's sensibility, deftly exploring the trials and tribulations of one immigrant family's history with poignant candour and humour. — Publisher's Summary

2 1 y separately published work icon The Transit of Cancer Luke Icarus Simon , New South Wales : Luke Icarus Simon , 2013 6330466 2013 selected work poetry

'This collection of poems expresses the rollercoaster of anger, grief, resignation ad nostalgia that comes with a terminal illness diagnosis. Raw, poignant but filled with black humour, poet Luke Icarus Simon tries to make sense of a life half-lived, a life threatened with mortality decades before its time.' (Publication Summary)

1 y separately published work icon Latin Luke Icarus Simon , Warners Bay : Picaro Press , 2011 Z1803282 2011 selected work poetry
1 Next of Kin i "There's something burdensome", Luke Icarus Simon , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 176)
1 Dangling Dice i "my father", Luke Icarus Simon , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 58-59)
1 My Cancer Tastes Like a Fresita i "Try a little sparkling Chilean wine, it tasts like strawberries", Luke Icarus Simon , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 66 no. 1 2006; (p. 145-147)
1 The Princess Mary i "I knew a Dane once blond of course", Luke Icarus Simon , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 66 no. 1 2006; (p. 148)
1 Taste It i "First day of autumn southern hemisphere", Luke Icarus Simon , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 66 no. 1 2006; (p. 149)
1 Paradise is Full of Supporting Roles i "The chill of the winds would sound", Luke Icarus Simon , 2006 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 66 no. 1 2006; (p. 150)
1 The Man was Something Like the Title of an Abba Song i "new year's day is always difficult", Luke Icarus Simon , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 64 no. 3 2004; (p. 132)
1 Love, Latino Style i "at private universities they listen to black rap", Luke Icarus Simon , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 64 no. 3 2004; (p. 131-132)
1 The Crimes of a Simple Man i "sucking", Luke Icarus Simon , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 64 no. 3 2004; (p. 130)
1 Night Omens i "Last night he kicked me again", Luke Icarus Simon , 2001 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 61 no. 3 2001; (p. 100)
1 Vital Lie i "It was an old Vengos film that got me going", Luke Icarus Simon , 2001 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 61 no. 3 2001; (p. 99)
1 Some Men i "they were sitting in a kafeneion", Luke Icarus Simon , 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: Mattoid , no. 54 1999; (p. 123)
1 Abuse i "I remember sometimes", Luke Icarus Simon , 1999 single work poetry
— Appears in: Mattoid , no. 54 1999; (p. 122)
1 [Untitled] (from Sweet Trees Falling Between Us, a Work-in-Progress) Luke Icarus Simon , 1997 extract
— Appears in: Southerly , Summer vol. 57 no. 4 1997-1998; (p. 23-28)
1 Wound i "I buy a cheese-pie", Luke Icarus Simon , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 16 no. 2 1997; (p. 49) Social Alternatives , April vol. 16 no. 2 1997; (p. 52)
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