This is Not Art

October 2, 2014

The Poets are Alright

Poetry is everywhere, more publications publish it and young poets and slammers are gaining international recognition. But is it still put in the too-hard basket? We ask four charismatic poets about the changing face of verse.


Zenobia Frost

Zenobia Frost is the assistant editor of Cordite Poetry Review. She has been published in Voiceworks, Overland, Southerly, The Lifted Brow and Rave Magazine. Zen was shortlisted in the 2013 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize and won second place in the 2013 John ...

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Emmie Rae

Emmie Rae is the author of two chapbooks: “I Am Going To Lay On My Back and Breathe Deeply” and “We Don’t Have Bears Here But Keep Me Safe From Them.” She is the cofounder spoken word night God Ate My Google Drive.

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Kaitlyn Plyley

Kaitlyn Plyley is a writer and poet. Her one-woman spoken-word show 'Not Much To Tell You' appeared at Fringe World this year. Her poetry appears in 'Fremantle Poets 3: Performance Poets' and 'The Suburban Review'. Kaitlyn is a Hack ...

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DA Carter

DA Carter’s a solo record “inflame” was released in 2013. He toured 13 cities from Singapore to New York to Berlin and was a finalist in the Australian Poetry Slam and debuted his interactive beatbox/freestyle restaurant the "Artisan ...

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