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5 poems in Live Encounters

Five of my poems have been published in the 12th Anniversary issue of Live Encounters.  These include “Kingfisher at Night”, “Tracks”, “Ultimate Grey”, “Hedy and Zebra” and “Crossroads”.  This is a bumper multi-part publication beautifully presented, with many wonderful poets, … Continue reading

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Plumwood Mountain is a marvel – all of their issues are terrific and this latest, Embodied Belonging: Towards an Ecopoetic Lyric is no exception.  In addition to editor Sophie Findlay’s marvellous introduction, there are lots of gorgeous poems. I’m very happy … Continue reading

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New book is now out!

My new poetry book Density of Compact Bone is now out from Ginninderra Press.  Of the book, the wonderful Ivy Ireland says: “The poems of Magdalena Ball’s The Density of Compact Bone are utterly visceral, sometimes temporal, but never quite … Continue reading

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New poem in Burrow September 2021: non-human companions

I’ve been spending the morning reading through the fabulous latest issue of Burrow, which features many wonderful poems written around a provocation of ‘What does mental health (good or otherwise) look like through the prism of non-human companionship?’  The responses couldn’t … Continue reading

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Conversation and reading at Poetry Central

I’ll be joining Poetry Central and the lovely Ketaki Datta for a lively conversation and poetry reading this Sunday at 2pm AU EST (930am Kolkata time). Please come and join in: meet.google.com/ibd-vkdk-ruf

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3 poems in Live Encounters

I have 3 new poems from my work-in-progress up today on the marvellous Live Encounters special May edition.  This issue features Australian & New Zealand poets (including a terrific interview with David Malouf), guest edited by Denise O’Hagan. You can … Continue reading

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New video up at These Flying Islands

A new video of me reading my poem “Not Rush Hour” from my book High Wire Step has been published at These Flying Islands vlog:

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Two poems included in Verge 2016: Futures

Two poems of mine, “Urbane Shutters” and “Roots”, have been included in the Verge 2016: Futures creative writing annual.   This hard copy, glossy edition focuses on diversity and pertinent issues within our society as we move to embrace our futures together … Continue reading

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