Brian has always been a poet, but he is one of those people who also has a wide variety of artistic interests: he was lead singer for the post-industrial band, Distant Locust, together with being their lyricist – there is an earlier book of song lyrics; he is a painter (as you can see from the cover) and a photographer.

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Rhymes with Hyenas fills me with joy. For so many reasons. I can guarantee it will be unlike anything you have read before. It’s more than a poetry collection. More than an epistolary novel. More than a feminist reclamation of literary history. More than an ode to sisterhood. Yes, it is all these things. But it is so much more.

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Vicky Tsaconas lives in Melbourne. Her poetry and prose have been published in the anthologies Southern Sun, Aegean Light and Mothers from the Edge, in Stylus Lit, the Australian Multicultural Writing Project,Transnational Literature, Australian Poetry Journal, Azuria, Hobo Poetry Magazine, & (ampersand) and Unusual Work. Her articles have been published in Australia, Greece and online. Vicky was one of the founding members of Διφωνιες (Difonies) Journal of Greek Australian Thought.  

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Disassembling A Dancer is a moving, visceral and beautiful chapbook collection from Canadian Australian writer Kyeren Regehr. It paints the tragic landscape of a dancer’s body, the pain, torment and passion and draws us into the sublime drama of ballet. The artwork by Monica Piloni and Lindsay Beal, as well as the woven ballet ribbon for binding, make this book an exquisite visual as well as literary work of art.

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