Dan Disney

2016 Porter Prize Shortlist

Amanda Joy et al
Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Read the five Porter Prize shortlisted poems: 'Tailings' by Amanda Joy, 'Lament for "Cape" Kennedy' by Campbell Thomson, 'Rage to order' by Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet, '... a passing shower?' by Dan Disney, and 'Prelude to a Voice' by Anne Elvey. ... (read more)

'Exile', a new poem by Dan Disney

Dan Disney
Thursday, 31 October 2013

I spent the first years of my life in a valley

                    sitting in woods muttering the occult business of little folktales;

                                        madness sometimes works

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Dan Disney: and then when the

Kate Middleton
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Kate Middleton


and then when the
by Dan Disney
John Leonard Press, $24.95 pb, 46 pp, 9780980852325


Dan Disney’s début collection, and then when the, is a slim volume infused with irreverent outings in philosophy and place. Just as the opening poem ...

'Smalltown Études', a new poem by Dan Disney

Dan Disney
Thursday, 24 March 2011

The sky is starling-filled granite, this open country
veneered with estates sudden as dark water rising. Main Street

clusters with pensioners

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