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Rochford Street Review · 5d ago

Watching to See What’s Next: Michele Seminara launches ‘fourW’ Issue 28

fourW Issue 28 was launched by Michele Seminara at Gleebooks in Sydney on 25 November 2017 at Gleebooks Before we begin the proceedings, I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of...
Rochford Street Review · 1w ago

Featured Writer Yury Zavadsky: One Poem

Distance My personal fear of you coming out in a moment stepping up while I am wordless, unplugging my coldness, throwing my coldness away as an empty can, and a space wrinkle, and a sorry w...
Rochford Street Review · 1w ago

Featured Writer Yury Zavadsky: Biographical Note

Yury Zavadsky (ЮРІЙ ЗАВАДСЬКИЙ) is a Ukrainian poet, translator and publisher with a strong body of work comprising of both free verse and sound poetry. He is the author of ‘ЦИГАРКИ’ which w...
Rochford Street Review · 1M ago

Featured Writer Fahredin Shehu: One Poem

The Crystalline Side of Time There’s sunlight and your words like thunder split my being there’s a flashlight in my Soul perhaps you waited hardly– out of empty stomach to see a smile in his...
Rochford Street Review · 1M ago

Featured Writer Fahredin Shehu: Biographical Note

  Fahredin Shehu was born in 1972 in the village of Rahovec in Kosovo and graduated from Oriental studies at the University in Priština. He is a poet, writer, essayist, editor, an independen...
Rochford Street Review · 1M ago

Featured Writer Sudeep Sen: One Poem

Disembodied 1. My body carved from abandoned bricks of a ruined temple, .                                                           from minaret-shards of an old mosque, .           from sla...
Rochford Street Review · 1M ago

Featured Writer Sudeep Sen: Biographical Note

  Sudeep Sen’s prize-winning books include Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (1997), Rain (2005), and Aria (2011), winner of the A. K. Ramanujan Translation Award. A special commemorati...
Rochford Street Review · 2M ago

“Summers’ knack for nailing an image and capturing its emotional charge is sublime”: Malcolm St Hill reviews ‘straya’ by Paul Summers

straya by Paul Summers (Smokestack Books, 2017). ‘straya’, a bastardised version of ‘Australia’, is the title and the first and largest section of Paul Summers’ latest collection. While the ...
Rochford Street Review · 2M ago

Featured Writer K. Satchidanandan: One Poem

The Girl of Thirteen The girl of thirteen is not the boy of thirteen. She has died drowning in nightmares until she forgot her butterflies. She has passed through caverns of darkness leaving...
Rochford Street Review · 2M ago

Featured Writer K.Satchidanandan: Biographical Note

  K. Satchidanandan (സച്ചിദാനന്ദന്‍) is an award winning, bilingual, Indian poet, playwright, editor, literary columnist, and translator who writes in Malayalam and English. He is perhaps th...