Category Archives: Publication news

New poem: The slow clock, in Cordite

Another new poem, out today in Cordite Poetry Review, No Theme issue (thanks Claire Gaskin ed.). It’s about camping, and features goannas and angry teenage siblings. ‘The Slow Clock‘, Cordite Poetry Review, 16 August 2019

New poem, ‘Consolations and its discontents’, Meanjin, Winter 2019

I’ve been holding off posting this in case it came out of the paywall – but it looks like it’s not going to. Delighted to have a poem in winter Meanjin: ‘Consolation and its discontents‘, Meanjin, Winter 2019 [paywalled]  

Poetry reading on ABC Radio National, Off Track presents Queer Out Here

EXTREMELY EXCITINGLY, ABC Radio National, a.k.a. The Grownup Radio, has produced a special edition of Queer Out Here which includes my reading from Queer Out Here episode 1, Feb 2018, of two poems about place and family estrangement. The Queer Out Here special edition aired 5am (!) this morning 16/3/2019, and will repeat Sun 17/3 […]

Poem: ‘Unless’ in Barrow Street 4×2

Excited to have made my first US poetry publication – in Barrow Street 4×2 of all places! 4×2 is the famous Barrow Street’s online journal for poets who have not yet published a collection. ‘Unless‘, Barrow Street 4×2, February 2019

Memoir/personal essay: “All times are the same time: A response to Shannon Burns on childhood sexual assault”, Meanjin, Spring 2018

In an event reminiscent of the time I once confidently asserted I was not attracted to Tom Hiddleston, in March 2017 I wrote a blog post about how I had decided never to write explicitly about my experience of childhood sexual assault. That was clearly an extinction burst. My objections were to do with being […]

Poem: “The Stone” in Oxford Poetry

Delight to have a poem, “The Stone”, in the Winter 2017-18 issue of Oxford Poetry. My poem “The Stone” from Oxford Poetry Winter 2017-18, plus my old friend the sand frog paperweight – now that I worked out how to do a collage on this phone 😀 A post shared by Belinda (@thebelrog) on May […]

Poems in Meanjin – plus a podcast reading

Delighted to be reading ‘Industry, Melbourne‘, a landscape poem about heavy industry in Melbourne’s west, on the relaunched Meanjin Podcast Episode #1. Text of the poem also appears on the website: ‘Industry, Melbourne‘, Meanjin 77:1(Autumn 2018) I also have a second poem, ‘Exile’, in the print edition: Here’s a preview of the second poem I […]

Audio zine reading: ‘Highway, Shepparton’ and ‘Rooms’ appear in Queer Out Here

Delighted to have two readings of poems related to family estrangement appear in this audio zine. Apologies for my current asthma-medication Lady-Batman voice! Artist statement: Like many queer people, I am estranged from a large part of my family. We were a camping and travelling family, and I have quite a passionate relationship with the […]

Poem: The End of Men

I have an angry poem about Melbourne public transport masturbators up today in Cordite Poetry Review‘s awesome Suburbia issue. ‘The end of men’, Cordite Poetry Review, 1 February 2018 Readers of my twitter may recall this as the poem during whose composition my honour was deeply offended by MS Word suggesting I was trying to […]

Fiction: ‘Hector Fucking Katros’ now available free from Tincture Journal website

If you were ever enticed by the idea of the mischievous long story of mine ‘Hector Fucking Katros’, Tincture Journal (which is sadly closing down) has now made all its archives free – you want issue 16 of summer 2016 for meeeeee: Teasers and and quotes from this story are in my previous post, […]