Queensland Poetry Festival special: Hinemoana Baker

The Queensland Poetry Festival runs from 21 to 23 August. Graham Nunn has helped me to select three poets to feature on LiteraryMinded in the weeks leading up to the festival. Hinemoana Baker is number two. Revisit number one, A.F. Harrold, if you like. Enjoy! Arts Queensland Poet in Residence 2009 Hinemoana Baker's writings have … Continue reading Queensland Poetry Festival special: Hinemoana Baker

Queensland Poetry Festival special: A.F. Harrold

The Queensland Poetry Festival runs from 21 to 23 August. Graham Nunn has helped me to select three poets to feature on LiteraryMinded in the weeks leading up to the festival. A.F. Harrold is number one. Enjoy! A.F. Harrold is an English poet and performer who does things with words that aren't always normal. Although, … Continue reading Queensland Poetry Festival special: A.F. Harrold

I'd Like to Introduce You to Two of My Favourite Poets

Sean M Whelan's and Nathan Curnow's poems are very different in both style and theme, but come from much the same place. Nathan captures the poignancy of childhood and the wonderment of parenthood, nostalgia and love in his chapbook No Other Life But This through tiny observations - an arm through a sleeve, a question, a coffee … Continue reading I'd Like to Introduce You to Two of My Favourite Poets