It is a privilege to have a number of poems appear in the anthology A Slow Combusting Hymn: Poetry From and About Newcastle and the Hunter Region, edited by Kit Kelen and Jean Kent.
A Slow Combusting Hymn features the work of poets such as Kim Cheng Boey, Ivy Ireland, Karina Quinn, Christopher Pollnitz, Mark Tredinnick, Les Murray, Lucy Dougan and many, many more.
A Slow Combusting Hymn is a poetic map of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. It contains poems from 64 poets who currently live in the region or who have strong local connections. The book is published by ASM and Cerberus Press and its production and launch have been supported by the Hunter Writers Centre.
For those of you in Newcastle, the anthology will be launched this Saturday 9th August by Rosemarie Milsom at 10.30am at The Lovett Gallery, City Library, Laman St, Newcastle.