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This is the introduction to a short paper that’s been accepted for the New Factual Storytelling symposium at the University of Canberra in April. Mix of new materialism, media studies, and interactive documentary theory. The symposium is supposed to be brief position statements, so I’ve taken them at their word… The burgeoning theoretical and practical …

Dr Bonny Cassidy is a poet, critic, editor and essayist. She is Lecturer in Creative Writing at RMIT University and supervises Honours and HDR candidates. Bonny has released three poetry collections: a chapbook, Said To Be Standing (Vagabond, 2010); and two full-length collections, Certain Fathoms (Puncher & Wattmann, 2012) and Final Theory (Giramondo, 2014). Her poetry has been featured in Young Poets: An Australian …

Avantwhatever is a monthly afternoon of avant-garde sound art and performance, run by RMIT Media tutor, Dr Ben Byrne. In March it will feature a reading of new work by Contemporary Poetry node member, Bonny Cassidy, alongside two sound performers, Anthea Caddy and Tarab. See below for details!  

Contemporary Poetry node member, Bonny Cassidy will guest edit a special issue of Cordite Poetry Review. Themed TRANSTASMAN the issue will feature new poetry from Australasia and around the world, as well as reviews, essays and text-based art on this theme. Submissions of poetry are now open, until April 30, 2015. See here for submission guidelines.

Come celebrate the lucky 14th issue of Rabbit: a journal of nonfiction poetry, with founder and chief editor Jessica L Wilkinson of the Contemporary Poetry node. When: Sunday 8th March, 3pm Where: The Alderman, 134 Lygon Street, Brunswick East What: a few readings in the fresh air of The Alderman’s back garden With poetry guest-edited by …

This reading marks the first of the Contemporary Poetry node’s new visiting poets series. The evening will also include readings by special guests Gig Ryan, and nonfictionLab Contemporary Poetry node members, Jessica L Wilkinson and Bonny Cassidy. While visiting the node, Amanda Stewart will also have delivered a talk to 3rd-year Creative Writing and Sound …

In 2015, the Contemporary Poetry node will be kicking off a series of biannual visits by contemporary poets from around the country and potentially overseas. The idea of the program is to bring writers working at the edge of contemporary poetics, to the RMIT campus to interact with students and staff. A mini-residency, this initiative …

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