NEWS

  • Breaking news!: Interval is a finalist in the prestigious Melbourne Prize for Best Writing Award: http://www.melbourneprize.org/. You can vote for Interval in the Civic Choice award for the finalists: http://www.melbourneprize.org/vote/. Best of luck to all the finalists!

  • I will be co-judging this year's Australian Book Review Peter Porter Prize with Paul Kane (Antipodes, Mildura Writers Festival) and John Hawke (Australian Book Review Poetry Editor).

  • My review of David Malouf’s An Open Book (UQP) is forthcoming in the Australian Book Review.

  • My review of Judith Beveridge's Sun Music: New and Selected Poems is now out in the September 2018 issue of Australian Book Review.

  • A new poem, ‘Recital’, is forthcoming in the November issue of the Australian Book Review.

  • Listen to an interview with me about Interval, recently conducted by Di Cousens at Melbourne's 3CR radio: https://www.3cr.org.au/spoken-word/episode-201808020900/judith-bishop-talks-about-interval

  • My essay, "O Brave New World That Has Such Data In't (Love and Self-Understanding in an Algorithmic Age)" was long-listed for the 2018 ABR Calibre prize. A revised version of this essay can be read online in PN Review 242 (https://www.pnreview.co.uk/cgi-bin/scribe?item_id=10272)

  • A new poem, "Tact", was published in the most recent issue of Cordite (86): http://cordite.org.au/poetry/notheme7/tact/

  • My review of Philip Mead's Zanzibar Light is in the June/July issue of the Australian Book Review: https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/abr-online/current-issue/4879-judith-bishop-reviews-zanzibar-light-by-philip-mead.

  • My review of Phillip Hall's Fume is forthcoming in Cordite.

  • An abstract titled "Lyric Poetry: Resonance and Attunement" has been accepted for full paper submission for Axon: Capsule 3: Inhabiting Language, to appear in early 2019.

PAST EVENTS
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 2 - 4pm
Poetry workshop with Judith for Poets@Watsonia at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, Ivanhoe (https://www.banyule.vic.gov.au/Arts-and-Events/Hatch-Contemporary-Arts-Space)

Sunday, July 15, 2018, 5 for 5.30pm
Reading from Interval at Sporting Poets @ Compass Pizza, 319 Lygon Street, Brunswick East.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 7pm ($10 entry)
Reading from Interval at Poets @ Watsonia, Watsonia Library.

Monday, April 9, 2018, 6.30pm (free entry, register online)
In conversation with Felicity Plunkett and Eileen Chong at the Better Read than Dead bookstore (Newtown)  (https://www.betterreadevents.com/product-page/interval-book-launch). Note: despite the url, this is a conversation, not a launch event.

Wednesday March 28, 2018. 6.30pm.
Launch of Interval by Chris Wallace-Crabbe at Readings bookshop, Carlton.

RECENT Publications

  • "The Poetic in the Sculpture of Bronwyn Oliver", essay, in Island 151 (October 2017).

  • "Aubade", poem, in Island 151 (October 2017).

  • My review of Jan Owen's translation of selected poems from Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal is online in Mascara Literary Review in English: http://mascarareview.com/judith-bishop-reviews-selected-poems-from-les-fleurs-du-mal-by-charles-baudelaire-trans-jan-owen/ and in Recours au poème in French (translation by Marilyne Bertoncini): https://www.recoursaupoeme.fr/ping-pong-baudelaire-nouvelle-traduction-versifiee-en-anglais-australie-par-jan-owen/

Art Works inspired by Judith's poems
 

MUSIC
Mansour Hosseini (Sweden/Iran)

"Reading the Greek Myths", work for mezzo, voice (recitation), saxophone, piano (7'), performed on 13 June, 2015 at the Festival franco-anglais de la poésie in Paris: http://www.lindamariabaros.fr/Festival_franco-anglais_de_poesie_French-English_Poetry_Festival_2015.html. Composer's website: http://www.musicalmo.com/start.php

VIDEO ART
Jurga Zabukaite (Lithuania)
"Reading the Greek Myths", performed on 9 June, 2015 at the Festival franco-anglais de la poésie in Paris. Artist information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4180612/

PRINTS AND PAINTINGS

Christine Dabadie-Fabreuguette (France) -- Calligraphies inspired by "Mother to Child" and other poems:
http://www.festrad.com/f/14DabBHS.html
http://christine-dabadiefabreguettes.fr/lecteur_de_poesie3.html

Ghislaine Escande (France) -- Artwork integrating a section of "Control" in English and French translation, included in artworks prepared for the Festival International de la Géographie in St Dié, 2017.
https://www.escande.fr/expositions-ghislaine-escande.

Michel Madore (France) -- ink painting inspired by a poem "The Word-Poem" published in La Traductière, 2013: http://www.festrad.com/f/13MadBaB.html

 

 
 
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