Category: Issue Seven Reviews

  • ‘Autobiochemistry’ by Tricia Dearborn

    ‘Autobiochemistry’ by Tricia Dearborn

    Review by Caitlin Bowen Tricia Dearborn is a veteran of Australian literature, with ‘Autobiochemistry’ being her latest long-awaited release. A poetry anthology collection broken into five sections, we move through events in Dearborn’s life as though she sits gently close by and guides us through memories, relationshipsand moments of both pain and triumph. No stranger…

  • Claiming T-Mo by Eugen Bacon

    Claiming T-Mo by Eugen Bacon

    Reviewed by Angela Wauchop She blinked, studied him anew. The man whose eyes were full of space when they were not holding something wild. They were chameleon, shifting appearance with light, as did the color of his skin […] Sometimes he seemed quite tanned, sometimes tan lifted to gray. The first time she saw him,…

  • Book Review of Natasha Stott Despoja’s On Violence

    Book Review of Natasha Stott Despoja’s On Violence

    Reviewed by Angela Wauchop “While chairing this organisation has been one of the great privileges of my life, it means that every day I am conscious of one of the most heinous manifestations of gender inequality: violence against women and children.” On Violence is one of the latest books in Melbourne University Press’s On series of…