Tag Archives: Dorothy Porter

Poetry and the Chat Room: An Interview with Maree Dawes

A few months back I was very lucky to receive a review copy of BRB; a verse novel by Australian poet, Maree Dawes. I’d just started a new job and it took me ages to pick up the novel, but … Continue reading

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Akhenaten by Dorothy Porter Review

Akhenaten by Dorothy Porter, University of Queensland Press, 1992 Reprinted 2008 Pan Macmillan Australia. $24.95 AUD RRP. I love Dorothy Porter. I own all of her verse novels except for Wild Surmise (It is only a matter of time, only … Continue reading

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Book Review: Song of the Sparrow (2007)

Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell is a difficult book for me to review. A revisionist retelling of Elaine of Ascolat, which aims, much like Marion Zimmer Bradley did with The Mists of Avalon, to put the women … Continue reading

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