Tag: Puncher & Wattmann

Does Australia Need an ICAC for Poetry?

by David Musgrave I’ve been running a publishing company for over 12 years now, and as part of this series of blogs for Southerly, I’ve been asked to write on some aspect of the inner workings of a publishing company, and so I will – on the most important part, which is how it makes me feel: deeply ambivalent. I’ll deal with the positive stuff first. One of the great things about running an independent literary publishing house is the people you mostly work with, the authors. The overwhelming majority of them are a pleasure to deal with, which is…

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January monthly blogger – Joshua Mei-Ling Dubrau!

Enormous thanks to Kathryn Heyman for her excellent posts. What a wonderful way to end the year. To start 2014, we have the fabulous Joshua Mei-Ling Dubrau. Her bio is below: Joshua Mei-Ling Dubrau holds a PhD from UNSW. Her work, both critical and creative, has appeared in Poetry and the Trace (Puncher & Wattman, 2013) Southerly, Cordite, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Night Road (Newcastle Poetry Prize judges’ anthology 2009) and Computer Music Journal. Current projects include further development (in collaboration with Mark Havryliv) of the P[a]ra[pra]xis software suite, a realtime poetry and audio generator based on…

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