Author Archives: magdalenaball

Mountain Secrets

My poem “Watagan Walk” has been published in Ginninderra’s Press’s latest anthology Mountain Secrets, edited by Joan Fenny.  A version of the poem was also published in my full-length poetry collection Unmaking Atoms.  Mountain Secrets, an anthology of over 150 poems by Ginninderra … Continue reading

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New poem in Not Very Quiet Issue 5

The wonderful Not Very Quiet is a twice yearly online journal for women’s poetry which is beautifully edited/curated by Sandra Renew, Moya Pacey, and a fabulous series of guest editors. Issue 5 was guest edited by Tricia Dearborn with a … Continue reading

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Poem in APJ 9.1!

My poem, “Linguistic Junkyard”, has been published in Australian Poetry Journal 9.1. This rather wonderful issue was guest-edited by John Kinsella, and includes some 100 pages of poetry written around the theme of resistance. The collection includes many poems by … Continue reading

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Raining Poetry in Adelaide

I’m very pleased to have my poem “Wing Feathers” included in the 2019 Raining Poetry in Adelaide series. In collaboration with the J. M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice (University of Adelaide), the chosen poems are poems are temporarily tagged … Continue reading

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Grieve competition and anthology

My poem “Negative Mass” was joint winner (with the wonderful Gillian Swain) of the Maclean’s Booksellers award in the Hunter Writers Centre Grieve competition, and has been published in the anthology along with many other wonderful stories and poems. You … Continue reading

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“Art of the Deal” up at Other Terrain

My poem, “Art of the Deal” from High Wire Step, has just been published at the wonderful Other Terrain Journal, Issue 7. The issue, themed #WeToo focuses on the themes of injustic and exclusion narratives in our world and is … Continue reading

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Sapphic Atlas

Delighted to have poetry included in the Inaugural Sappho Anthology: Sapphic Atlas, edited by Michael Collins and Suman Lahiry. Such a terrific line up. For a copy (just $10), pm Kerri Shying on Facebook.

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New poem in FemAsia Magazine

I’m very pleased to report that I have a new poem “Medusa” in this month’s rather wonderful FemAsia Magazine.  Check it out here: http://femasiamagazine.com/medusa/

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Unreliable Narratives is now out!

My latest poetry book Unreliable Narratives is now available from Girls on Key bookstore. “So powerful….a great collection”         Dominique Hecq

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Unreliable Narratives now available for pre-order

My new poetry book Unreliable Narratives is being launched this year at the Newcastle Writers’ Festival, April 7th 1130-1245 in The Marquee, Wheeler Place Newcastle (NSW). It’s a (free) multi-book launch with amazing fellow-poets Sarah Crane, Jan Dean, Gabrielle Everall, … Continue reading

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