States of Poetry WA

About Lucy Dougan | States of Poetry WA - Series Two

States of Poetry
13 October 2017

Lucy Dougan’s books include White Clay (Giramondo, 2007), Meanderthals (Web del Sol), and The Guardians (Giramondo, 2015), which won the WA Premier's Book Awar More

State Editor's Introduction by Kevin Brophy | States of Poetry WA - Series Two

Kevin Brophy
13 October 2017

Poetry, in ‘stilling things’, as Martin Heidegger suggested in 1950, is nevertheless always restlessly active. These six voices are six stills from a fast-moving history of poetry in W More

States of Poetry 2016 WA Podcast | 'Reading the Landscape' by J.P. Quinton

27 June 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, J.P. Quinton reads his poem 'Reading the Landscape' which features in the 2016 WA anthology.

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States of Poetry 2016 WA Podcast | Introduction and 'Ghost Nets' by Barbara Temperton

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Barbara Temperton introduces her poetry collection, 'Ghost Nets' (working title), and rea More

States of Poetry 2016 WA Podcast | 'Foxes Lair' by Barbara Temperton

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Barbara Temperton reads her poem 'Foxes Lair' which More

States of Poetry 2016 WA Podcast | 'Anniversary' by Barbara Temperton

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Barbara Temperton reads her poem 'Anniversary' whic More

States of Poetry 2016 WA Podcast | 'West Coast' by Barbara Temperton

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Barbara Temperton reads her poe More

States of Poetry 2016 WA Podcast | 'My Mother's Ravens' by Barbara Temperton

18 May 2016

In this episode of Australian Book Review's States of Poetry podcast, Barbara Temperton reads her poem 'My Mother's Ravens' which features in the 2016 Western Australian anthology More

States of Poetry 2016 Podcast | State editor Lucy Dougan introduces the Western Australian anthology

16 May 2016

In this episode of the Australian Book Review's States of Poetry Podcast, state editor Lucy Dougan introduces the 2016 Western Australian poets: Barbara Temperton, Charmaine Paper More

States of Poetry 2016 - Western Australia | 'Anniversary' by Barbara Temperton

Barbara Temperton
15 April 2016

We've been in mourning just over a year,
or just under, depending on the date we're marking.
Not always celebrations, anniversaries
have a way of keeping their appointments:
they're ticked off at the level of the body
and brain, our biochemical wakes.

I've felt strange all week, sick and sleep-obsessed,
a willed agoraphobic. Show me the cave
I need to ... More

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