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Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. Poets

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Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. Poet: Jacqueline Turner

anticipation and reception align and the desire side of the curve slips and so it gushes forth without end  ~ from ‘Perpetual’ by Jacqueline Turner Canadian poet Jacqueline Turner was the inaugural Poet-in-Residence and makes a welcome return with the Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. project. She is appearing at the Queensland Poetry Festival this year and talks about … Continue reading

About the Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. project

The essential matrimonial facts: that to be happy you have to find variety in repetition; that to go forward you have to come back to where you begin.  ~ Jeffrey Eugenides The idea for the Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. project emerged after I learnt about the 19th Century hobby of Letterboxing. What a magnificent concept; after traipsing over hill and … Continue reading

Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. Poet: Shane Rhodes

There is no end, now, to what we run away from or to. ~ from ‘Driving’ by Shane Rhodes This year’s Poet-in-Residence is Canadian poet Shane Rhodes who will be involved in many events during the festival. Here he talks history, counter discourse and about the stamp he designed for Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. Your work has been described … Continue reading

Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. Poet: Jacob Polley

All night the mind had dreamed itself clean. ~ from ‘Outer banks, N.C.’ by Jacob Polley Joining our letterboxing journey is UK poet Jacob Polley. Jacob was the Poet-in-Residence for 2011 and recently released his T. S. Eliot Prize nominated collection The Havocs. Here he talks rivers, collaboration, the sound of water and his contribution to the Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. … Continue reading

Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. Poet: Emily XYZ

I wanna hear a little revolution ~ from ‘Revolution’ by Emily XYZ New York poet Emily XYZ  has been a treasured part of the Queensland Poetry Festival in some form since 2006 and was the Poet-in Residence in 2010. Here she incorporates conceptual art, music composition and place in her contribution to the Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. project. When … Continue reading

Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect. Poet: angela rawlings

Laid in narrow tissues or in in soft theta curving of the innocence of narrow issues; in curves of nonsense lie in no sense in soft curving rows of tissue curves of of innocence narrow soft curves of innocence from O: egg – insomnia by a. rawlings It seems only yesterday that angela rawlings was Poet-in-Residence … Continue reading

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