Steve Brock

Steve Brock

Steve Brock published his first collection of poetry The Night is a Dying Dog (Wakefield Press) in 2007, and received a grant from Arts South Australia for the completion of Double Glaze, published by Five Islands Press in 2013. He is the co-translator with Sergio Holas and Juan Garrido-Salgado of Poetry of the Earth: Mapuche trilingual anthology (Interactive Press, 2014). Steve completed a PhD in Australian literature at Flinders University in 2003. His work has featured in the Best Australian Poems (Black Inc.) and has been published in journals in Australia and overseas. His most recent collection is the chapbook Jardin du Luxembourg (Garron Publishing, 2016).

'You Only Queue Twice' by Steve Brock | States of Poetry SA - Series Two

States of Poetry South Australia - Series Two 16 February 2018
standing on the Puente Romanoin Cordobawatching the rio Guadalquivirrun beneathlike time itselfI do the math2,000 divided by 44=45history is nothing more than this45 times a life of error and uncertaintythe main lesson of monuments in Europefor which you only queue twiceunless you want the audio guide toobut mostly we take the negative capability optionin the face of poor signage or poor Frenchand ... (read more)

'Post Apocalypse' by Steve Brock | States of Poetry SA - Series Two

States of Poetry South Australia - Series Two 16 February 2018
Wednesday 28 November 2016, Adelaide the day of the stormI had a poetry readingwith Nathan Curnowoverland from Ballaratto launch his collectionThe Apocalypse Awardsan hour into the unprecedentedstatewide blackoutI took his call you bastardyou brought the apocalypse with youthe reading cancelledI waited around in the darknessstill in the officewith a swag of poetry booksand no way to get homeon t ... (read more)

About Steve Brock | States of Poetry SA - Series Two

States of Poetry South Australia - Series Two 16 February 2018
Steve Brock published his first collection of poetry The Night is a Dying Dog (Wakefield Press) in 2007, and received a grant from Arts South Australia for the completion of Double Glaze, published by Five Islands Press in 2013. He is the co-translator with Sergio Holas and Juan Garrido-Salgado of Poetry of the Earth: Mapuche trilingual anthology (Interactive Press, 2014). Steve completed a PhD in ... (read more)