I would love to feature your books on this website – if you’ve put out a poetry book or a book of short stories recently, please send it to Gemma White, PO Box 2043, Caulfield Junction VIC 3161, AUSTRALIA and if I love it I will feature it on this website and OWA Media’s facebook page! We want to promote and support writers where-ever we can! So start sending us stuff to promote! To get the ball rolling, here’s an amazing book of poetry to check out by Paul South, one of our writers who will be featured in sacred / profane, our new journal of poetry…http://melbournespokenword.com/2013/04/25/review-rats-live-on-no-evil-star-by-paul-south/
On Sunday 12th February I got up before noon to get to Sticky Institute’s Festival of the Photocopier Zine Fair,
which was a pretty cool free set up, where for one day the Melbourne Town Hall was filled with zines of all shapes and sizes.
As it turned out, I didn’t sell that many zines, but it was an interesting experience.
Also, as of yesterday, Velour magazine is now available to be bought at Sticky Institute in Melbourne, as well as at Paton Books in Geelong.
It is of course, also available online.
The launch of Velour was a great success, with local poets and musicians performing their work on the night. Thanks to Open Studio for being an amazing venue. Below are some photos from the event. Copies of Velour can now be bought here.
Thanks to Graham for this interview on a new poetry magazine from OWA Press, called Velour.
via Another Lost Shark
The first ever zine that I produced was called Velveteen Zine. This zine was dedicated to encouraging, inspiring and publishing new and emerging poets. Velveteen Zine aimed to demystify poetry and engage new or young writers who may have previously dismissed poetry as a ‘hard’ genre to read or write within. Velveteen Zine also worked towards linking new writers with local writers’ resources and events. I produced 185 copies of Velveteen Zine, which were distributed at book, music and zine stores around Melbourne and sold for $3 each.
- Gemma White
Founder Only Words Apart Media