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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Ern Malley : The Hoax and Beyond
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Book to accompany an exhibition at the Heide Museum of Modern Art, 22 July - 15 November 2009. The volume includes reproductions of a range of paintings by well-known Australian artists, reproductions of Malley manuscripts, literary and historical commentary.

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Ern Malley and the Art of Life Amelia Walker , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December vol. 34 no. 2010;
'During a panel at the 2010 Salt on the Tongue poetry festival in Goolwa, SA, one audience member slammed performance poetry as being ‘more about the poet than the poetry’. Their intention was to damn performance poetry as an inferior genre – the undereducated, overcelebrated, buck-toothed cousin of real literature. Inadvertently, though, the comment hit upon a much bigger issue than that same tired line in the sand. As a sometimes performance poet sitting just a few rows back, I was not so much insulted as amused by the attack. Yes, I thought to myself, there’s a grain of truth in that – perhaps not more, but often as much – but how is page poetry any different?'
Ern Malley and the Art of Life Amelia Walker , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December vol. 34 no. 2010;
'During a panel at the 2010 Salt on the Tongue poetry festival in Goolwa, SA, one audience member slammed performance poetry as being ‘more about the poet than the poetry’. Their intention was to damn performance poetry as an inferior genre – the undereducated, overcelebrated, buck-toothed cousin of real literature. Inadvertently, though, the comment hit upon a much bigger issue than that same tired line in the sand. As a sometimes performance poet sitting just a few rows back, I was not so much insulted as amused by the attack. Yes, I thought to myself, there’s a grain of truth in that – perhaps not more, but often as much – but how is page poetry any different?'
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