I still remember buying a copy of Ali Alizadeh’s Ashes in the Air and the immediate effect the book had on me. In this interview Ali looks back on what it was like to write that book and talks about aspects of writing poetry in Australia today including power, influence, hype, popularity – and hope.
- Ashes in the Air
- Off Kilter
- Ali’s reading at Sporting Poets #26
- The Last Days of Jeanne d’Arc, published by Giramondo