News & Reviews


Read Thom Sullivan’s review of Renga: 100 Poems, by Paul Kane & John Kinsella, in Plumwood Mountain, An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics, August, 2018.

Congratulations to Jordie Albiston on Euclid’s dog:100 algorithmic poems being shortlisted for the 2018 Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry.

Read an extract of David McCooey’s review of Renga: 100 Poems, by John Kinsella & Paul Kane here. Published in the Australian Book Review, March 2018, no. 399. The extract is published courtesy of ABR.  To access the full review you must be an ABR subscriber.

Read the launch speech for Renga, by Lisa Gorton, Melbourne, December 2017, here.

Read Brianna Bullen’s review of Petra White’s, Reading for a Quiet Morning, in Plumwood Mountain, An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics, February 2018.

Read Brenda Saunders’ review of Aileen Kelly’s, Fire Work: Last Poems, in Plumwood Mountain, An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics, February 2018.

Read Simon West’s review of Euclid’s dog:100 algorithmic poems, in The Weekend AustralianJanuary 2018. Read Geoff Page’s review of Reading for a Quiet Morning, in The AustralianDecember 2017.

Congratulations to Petra White on Reading for a Quiet Morning being Highly Commended in the poetry category of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2018, just announced. 


GloriaSMH is a new independent press which publishes for you the best poetry and prose from new and established authors. These are usually Australian-born, but not always. Its poetry catalogue, launched in April 2016, is already strong, featuring award-winning, highly respected poets, alongside younger poets. Books Published: • Renga: 100 Poems, John Kinsella and Paul Kane, Dec 2017 • Reading for a Quiet Morning, Petra White, May, 2017 • Euclid’s dog: 100 algorithmic poems, Jordie Albiston, March, 2017 • Fire Work: Last Poems, Aileen Kelly, September, 2016 • Have Been and Are, Brook Emery, September, 2016 • Universal Mother, Elif Sezen, August, 2016 • Anatomy of Voice, David Musgrave, May/June, 2016 • This is what gives us time, Kevin Brophy, April, 2016