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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Sly Mongoose
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'In Sly Mongoose the author deals with the vagaries of the Adelaide art-scene, the career of Cy Twombly, the Sydney of the 1920s, 40s and today. A quartet of poems treats a single locale and time-frame from the point of view of an ‘ordinary punter’, a beaver, a worried mother and a cyclist; and there is a sequence drawn from a diary of travel through an imaginary Africa in the 1970s, each entry partly structured around a buried pun or near-pun; a further pair of poems deals with after-echoes, among his friends, of the passing of John Forbes. So there you go.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Book launched in Sydney at the The Friend in Hand Hotel on 5 June 2011.
  • Epigraph: Insouciance, doubt, coffee, a whistled bit of bop - Fasbinder.

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Works about this Work

Sam Moginie on Ken Bolton, Sly Mongoose Samuel Moginie , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 72 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Sly Mongoose Ken Bolton , 2011 selected work poetry
Wit No Bar for O’Hara Acolyte John Tranter , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 December 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Sly Mongoose Ken Bolton , 2011 selected work poetry
Review : You Can't Be Serious David McCooey , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 1 no. 1 2011; (p. 94-99)

— Review of Sly Mongoose Ken Bolton , 2011 selected work poetry ; Amphora Joanne Burns , 2011 selected work poetry
The Picks of the Crop Jo Case , Chris Flynn , Morag Fraser , David McCooey , Maria Tumarkin , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 6 August 2011; (p. 26-27)
The judges of the 2011 Age Book of the Year Awards comment on each of the fifteen shortlisted titles. Morag Fraser and Maria Tumarkin comment on the non-fiction titles, David McCooey on the poetry titles and Jo Case and Chris Flynn on the fiction titles.
Review : You Can't Be Serious David McCooey , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 1 no. 1 2011; (p. 94-99)

— Review of Sly Mongoose Ken Bolton , 2011 selected work poetry ; Amphora Joanne Burns , 2011 selected work poetry
Wit No Bar for O’Hara Acolyte John Tranter , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 December 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Sly Mongoose Ken Bolton , 2011 selected work poetry
Sam Moginie on Ken Bolton, Sly Mongoose Samuel Moginie , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 72 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Sly Mongoose Ken Bolton , 2011 selected work poetry
The Picks of the Crop Jo Case , Chris Flynn , Morag Fraser , David McCooey , Maria Tumarkin , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 6 August 2011; (p. 26-27)
The judges of the 2011 Age Book of the Year Awards comment on each of the fifteen shortlisted titles. Morag Fraser and Maria Tumarkin comment on the non-fiction titles, David McCooey on the poetry titles and Jo Case and Chris Flynn on the fiction titles.
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