Warm thanks to Kate Holden for her wonderful posts throughout February. For the next month we are hosting work by Peter Minter.
Peter Minter is a leading Australian poet, editor and scholar. His books include blue grass and Empty Texas, and his poetry is widely published and regularly anthologised in Australia and internationally. His editorial projects have included titles such as Cordite, Calyx: 30 Contemporary Australian Poets, Meanjin, Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature and The Literature of Australia (Norton), and he is now poetry editor of Overland. More recently, he has established the Overland Emerging Poets series and judged the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets and the 2012 Blake Poetry Prize. He is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Sydney.