Tag: Kate Lilley

Winner of 2019 Victorian Premier’s Award for Poetry

Southerly congratulates our Poetry Editor, Kate Lilley, for winning the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Award for Poetry for her collection Tilt (Vagabond Press). Tilt is a complex poetic exploration of types of abuse; an archive of memory. It’s divided into three sections. The first is an autobiographical catalogue of abuse, rape, and everyday harassment of women and girls. The second section expands on other forms of abuse – from Australian asylum-seeker policy cleverly rendered in Catch 22 pantoum, to the psychiatric medicalisation of the inconveniently non-conformist. Read the full Judges’ report here. In acceptance the award, Kate paid tribute to small publishers and presses,…

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See Southerly editors Kate Lilley and Toby Fitch at the Apoetic Poetry Festival!

On Saturday June 29th, Kate Lilley and Toby Fitch will be speaking at the Apoetic Poetry Festival at the NSW Writers Centre. Curated by esteemed poet and recent Southerly blogger Peter Minter, it will also include southerly editors and blogger Ali Cobby Eckermann and Lionel Fogerty, and regular Southerly bloggers and contributors such as Corey Wakeling, Michael Farrell, Stuart Cooke, Ann Vickery, and Kerry Reed-Gilbert, as well as Kate Fagan, Astrid Lorange, and others. Please check the NSW Writers Centre site for further information