Tell Me Like You Mean It: New Poems from Young and Emerging Poets
Tell Me Like You Mean It is an e-chapbook edited by Melody Paloma and Mikaila Hanman Siegersma (Frankie), published as a partnership between Australian Poetry and Cordite Poetry Review. You can read the e-chapbook in full at Cordite Poetry Review.
It features 21 poems from young and emerging poets and sits alongside a linked reading series, presented by Australian Poetry and hosted by Melody Paloma in Sydney and Melbourne. The first in the reading series was at The Emerging Writers’ Festival as part the Australian Poets Festival with readings from Saaro Umar, Elena Gomez and Sian Vate. The second reading was in Sydney with Allison Whittacker, Evelyn Araluen and Emily Stewart.
Australian Poetry acknowledges the generous, collegial support of Cordite Poetry Review and the also generous support of our 2017 festival/publications funders – Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, Australia Council for the Arts and Creative Victoria.
Evelyn Araluen: Wangal Morning
Hera Lindsay Bird: Tax Return
Jessica Mei Cham: seepage swan lake
Holly Childs: Blue Carbon, Intertidal
Amelia Dale: The Brandis Diaries
Elena Gomez: nine minutes two seconds
Holly Isemonger: Sad Witch Psalms
Magan Magan: The Feet that Don’t Stop Will Come to Know Shame
Marjon Mossammaparast: The Spanish Revelation
Leah Muddle: Cut and dried if only.
Claire Nashar: My Kitchen Counter Said
Ella O’Keefe: fodder
Anupama Pilbrow: my mother told this story of the white girl in the library
Ryan Prehn: ante meridiem
Oscar Schwartz: I’d Like to Take a Minute of Your Time to Discuss Short Cuts
Emily Stewart: American forests are moving west and nobody knows why
Stacey Teague: taitamāhine
Saaro Umar: untitled
Sian Vate: Workplace Injury Compensation Form
Alison Whittaker: murrispacetime
Evelyn Araluen: New Town