Abigail Fisher

Abigail Fisher

Abigail Fisher is a first-year PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne and an occasional bookseller.

Abigail Fisher reviews 'Endings & Spacings' by Pam Brown and '>>> & || (accelerations and inertias)' by Dan Disney

January–February 2022, no. 439 22 December 2021
Abigail Fisher reviews 'Endings & Spacings' by Pam Brown and '>>> & || (accelerations and inertias)' by Dan Disney
‘Endings & Spacings’ opens with a confession: after several decades of ‘making connections / through strings of words’, Pam Brown is no closer to answering the question, ‘what does a poet / do’? In interviews, Brown tends to describe writing poetry as a kind of ‘benign compulsion’, an engagement with the world that must be critical to be interesting but that ‘can’t answer q ... (read more)