Posts tagged "Australia"
Poetry Please: Banjo Paterson, "The Man from Snowy River"

Poetry Please: Banjo Paterson, “The Man from Snowy River”

The Man from Snowy River Banjo Paterson There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around That the colt from old Regret had got away, And had joined the wild bush horses – he was worth a thousand pound, So all the cracks had gathered to the fray. All the tried and...
Monday Interview: Philip Hammial (Australia)

Monday Interview: Philip Hammial (Australia)

Philip Hammial was born in the USA and emigrated to Australia in 1972. Two of his twenty collections of poetry have been shortlisted for a New South Wales Premier’s Award. He is also a sculptor and the director of The Australian Collection of Outsider Art. DH:You were born in Detroit, but after graduating from university...
Monday Interview: Catfish McDaris (USA)

Monday Interview: Catfish McDaris (USA)

Steven „Catfish“ McDaris was born in 1953 and worked in a plethora of jobs, from a stint in the army to the US postal service. His most infamous chapbook is Prying, with Jack Micheline and Charles Bukowski. His best readings were in Paris at the Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore and with Jimmy ‘the ghost of Hendrix’ Spencer...
Poem for the Weekend: The Moon Flower

Poem for the Weekend: The Moon Flower

Lala Fisher THE MOON FLOWER I know a valley–  through its solitude A brown road winds towards a mountain crest; There gnarly ti-trees dripping sweetness rest, And grasses bend, too heavily bedowed. In that still valley by the still lagoon, A ruined homestead for her secret shrine, Dwells Beauty’s self, half-earthly, half-devine– Thrilling, I saw...
Holger's Week (42/13)

Holger’s Week (42/13)

In this series I aim to bring to you a shortcut to the international publishing industry stories I found noteworthy, in English and German. Suggestions are always welcome, just send an email to info [at] ehlingedia.com. In dieser Serie möchte ich Ihnen Hinweise geben auf die Geschichten aus der internationalen Buchbranche, die ich bemerkenswert fand,...