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Kevin Gillam

Kevin Gillam

Kevin Gillam is a West Australian writer with three books of poetry published, Other Gravities (2003) and Permitted to Fall (2007), both by Sunline Press, and 'Songs sul G' in Two Poets, by Fremantle Press in 2011. He works as Director of Music at Christ Church Grammar School in Perth.

Kevin Gillam reviews 'Apples With Human Skin' by Nathan Shepherdson

November 2009, no. 316 01 November 2009
Apples with Human Skin is a collection of taut but detached poems. Well crafted, with superb use of diction coupled with tight and inventive forms, the poems remain, however, unrelated to anything in modern-day usage or consciousness. There is a coolness to the writing which can become relentless. Imagery and line structure are evocative and precise, and Shepherdson successfully invents a minimali ... (read more)