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Peter Minter

Peter Minter is a Sydney poet and academic.

Peter Minter reviews 'Other Worlds: Poems 1997–2001' by Dorothy Porter

September 2001, no. 234 01 September 2001
Without the slightest hint of irony, Jewel Kilcher, the young Alaskan poet and singer whose first volume of free verse, A Night without Armor, was published to popular acclaim a year or two ago, quotes Dylan Thomas in her preface: ‘A good poem is a contribution to reality.’ Thomas, thankfully, was right, and although we might argue, as poets often do, about the shape reality might take, it rem ... (read more)