Ep 255. Loose Unit

Dear Penguin Random House…

Show notes

Avenue Bookstore

Faber & Faber’s “liberty” poetry diary, normal poetry diary & journal

Feud: Capote vs. The Swans

Answered Prayers by Truman Capote

As You Know, Bob

Uncertainty Principle at Dawn by Catherine Barnett

Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets

Nightmare Magazine

Uncanny Magazine

Adam Ford

John Mateer

Ep 228. with Ken Bolton

Ep 253. Stake night

Apollo Bay by William Fox

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Ep 254. Antonia Pont: Good for nothing

Productivity & wellness tips for poets!

Show notes

Antonia Pont

The article we discuss isn’t published (yet), but I’m sure we can slip you a copy if you’d like…

Antonia’s essays The anatomy of a trigger, The Writer Antonia Pont vs. Envy and Against (the Very Idea of) Procrastination

Ep 122. Pessimism is very imprecise

Antonia’s collection You Will Not Know In Advance What You’ll Feel

Ep 247. The one about the flower

The fucking flower



Byung-Chul Han


Thanks Brian for “walk, eat & read”

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Ep 253. Stake night

Now, it’s all up to the judges.

Show notes

Love poem dedications coming up on Ratbag Poetics!

My interview with Matthew about his beautiful book Midlife

Ep 251. The Poet Eaters

Adam of Chewton

Ep 252. with Geoff Page

The Compulsive Reader

Me fail? I fly!

SLEERICKETS Ep 14: Motherfucker of the Arts on Ben Lerner’s The Lights

Hunter Publishers

Small Publishers and the Emerging Network of Australian Literary Prosumption by Emmett Stinson

Harry Reid, Ursula Robinson-Shaw and Gareth Morgan of sick leave

Shitheads: well are we doing this? by Gareth Morgan

My Tongue in My Own by Ann-Marie Priest

Creme de la Phlegm: Unforgettable Australian Reviews edited by Angela Bennie

Ania Walwicz

Chris Wallace-Crabbe reviews Damaged Glamour

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Ep 252. Geoff Page: The good, the bad, and the spondee

Vale Alex Phemister.

Show notes

Geoff Page’s latest books 101 Poems (2011-2021) and Penultima

Ep 251. The Poet Eaters

The Poet Tasters by Ben Etherington

Obscurity in Poetry: A Spectrum

Ep 215. The collapsing building

Ep 212. Paul Kane

Smiths Alternative

Geoff’s reviews in ABR

C.P. Cavafy

Bundah Forever!

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Ep 251. The Poet Eaters

Look at this ‘graph.

Show notes

My interview with Aaron Irwin

The Poet Tasters by Ben Etherington

milk and honey by Rupi Kaur

Kate Baer

Peter Craven

Martin Duwell’s Australian Poetry Review

Ep 196. James Jiang: A certain claustrophobia

The journals: Cordite, Australian Book Review, Rochford Street Review, Mascara, Southerly, Rabbit, Sydney Review of Books, Quadrant, foam:e, Meanjin, Westerly

If Selfies Could Talk by Elese Dowden

Leave Me Alone by Harry Reid

The Jaguar by Sarah Holland-Batt

Novelties by Fiona Hile

Body Poems by Anupama Pilbrow

You Deserve Happiness But I Deserve More by Daniel Swain

Unbidden: Settler Poetry in the Presence of Indigenous Sovereignty by Bonny Cassidy

Fishing for Lightning: The spark of poetry by Sarah Holland-Batt

Hate poetry? This impressive book might just change your mind by Geoff Page

Ratbag Poetics 19. pio’s poetry tour and some overland poems

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Ep 250. A preference for abandon

My sign is vital, my hands are cold.

Show notes

I have a new mic setup and can hear I need to use my pop screen. I will.

I’m so over you, LRB podcast

The Best of Australian Poems 2023

Eat Carpet

David Sims’ Letterboxd reviews

SLEERICKETS Ep 1: That Poetry Voice

Louise Glück reading The Wild Iris

T.S. Eliot reading The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

Ezra Pound reading Hugh Selwyn Mauberly

Robert Lowell reading Skunk Hour

Button Poetry

Ep 241 with Jon Sands

Mahogany L. Browne performing Blurred Vision

Glück’s article Against Sincerity

The Best American Poetry, 1993

Groucho Marx reading Eliot

Helena Bonham Carter reading her favourite poem

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Ep 248. You

Staring at the sky, spinning in a circle.

Ep. 246. on Spotify Wrapped etc.

Grant Theft Auto IV

Dorothy Porter

John Forbes

The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

Didion’s quote about writing as a hostile act

Ep. 157 pov u r the hot ex

Versed by Rae Armantrout

Glass and God by Anne Carson

I’ll Come When Thou Art Saddest by Emily Bronte

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Ep 247. An absolutely ordinary poem

Alice gets really angry at a flower.

Show notes

The fucking flower

An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow by Les Murray

The Sydney Push

The Barron Field Experience: On Fascism (the unfuckable bodies edition)

Barron Field x Poetry Says

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