Show Notes, Episode 1 — Interview with Andrew Burke


Australian Poetry News

  1. Mark Roberts from Rochford Street Review is looking for contributors. Reviews, launch speeches, writings about readings, art, film, drama. I know Rochford Street Review does make a payment, which is almost unique in writing for the web. Check out
  2. This Saturday, 14 March, at the NSW Writers Centre, Verse & Voice: A Poetry and Spoken Word Festival. More info:
  3. Les Murray will be appearing at the Newcastle Writers Festival — March 20 to 22. Find out more at
  4. Melbourne Spoken Word is launching anew website in about a week and an audio journal, hit them up at They need support to get this up and running.
  5. Congratulations to Sarah Rice, for her Ron Pretty Poetry Prize winning poem ‘Speaking bluntly’.
  6. Book Release — Caitlin Maling, Conversations I’ve Never Had. Find out more from Fremantle Press.
  7. There’s a new call for submissions from Work and Tumble (, a new initiative by Melbourne poet R.D. Wood.
  8. If you’re doing PR for a publisher and by god we know you’re listening, please hit us up on

Interview with Andrew Burke

  1. Please follow Andrew Burke’s blog hi spirits.
  2. Andrew Burke’s latest collection of poetry, One Hour Seeds Another, can be purchased from Walleah Press.
  3. Ben Etherington’s essay surveying Australian Poetry Criticism.
  4. Martin Duwell’s Australian Poetry Review.


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The proud hosts of the Australian Poetry Podcast are Robbie Coburn and Nathan Hondros.


Thanks to Theo Hondros for providing an opening theme. Check him out on Soundcloud.