Poetry

200707-melb-brisb-holiday-022.jpgAli’s poems have been published in numerous Australian and international journals and anthologies, and collected in his three books of poetry and in his chapbooks such as Evental (Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2011). His most recent collection of poetry, Ashes in the Air, was published by the University of Queensland Press in March 2011. Read interviews with Ali about his poetry here and here, and listen to an ABC Radio National documentary on Ali’s poetry here. Published poems available online:

‘I ♥ (this) Life’ in Australian Book Review.

‘Saga’ in Transnational Literature vol.6 no.24.

‘How to Read Poetry’, ‘The Point’ and ‘Losing You’ in Public Books.

‘St Kilda’ written for The Disappearing project, on the website of The Red Room Company.

‘Us & Apes’ in Jacket 2: Fifty-one contemporary poets from Australia.

‘Sympathy’ in Jacket 2: Fifty-one contemporary poets from Australia.

‘Letter to Adam Smith’ in Jacket 2: Fifty-one contemporary poets from Australia.

‘The Chariot’ in Divan Poetry Journal issue 8.

‘The Survivor’ in Divan Poetry Journal issue 8.

‘We’ in Meanjin volume 71 number 1.

‘The Ithacan’ in Meanjin volume 71 number 1.

‘Thus Capital’ in Mascara Literary Review issue 7.

‘Words’ in Mascara Literary Review issue 7.

‘Act #12’ in Cordite Poetry Review issue 38.

‘The Lecture Last Night’, written for Clubs and Societies project, on the website of The Red Room Company.

‘from La Pucelle: the Epic of Joan of Arc’ in 5 Poetry Journal issue 5.

‘Verständigung’, with Matt Hall, in Voice.

‘Merri Creek’ in Overland issue 203.

‘Grey’ in Cordite Poetry Review issue 35.

‘Aa-zaa-dee’ in Cordite Poetry Review issue 35.

‘Fetish Commodity’ in The Sun-Herald.

‘from La Pucelle: the Epic of Joan of Arc in The Diamond & the Thief April 2011 edition.

‘Comrades’ in Cleaves issue 3.

‘Caesar’ in Cleaves issue 3.

‘Brutus’ in Jacket 40.

‘Language(s)’ in Softblow.

‘”Feast of Hunger” Revisited’ in Softblow.

‘The Brink’ in Softblow.

‘The Letters I Won’t Write’
in Softblow.

‘Dubai’ in Mascara Literary Review issue 6.

‘A Familial Renaissance’in Mascara Literary Review issue 6.

‘A Sufi’s Remonstrane’ in Mascara Literary Review issue 6.

‘Joan of Arc’ in Cordite Poetry Review issue 30.

‘Shut Up’ in Stylus Poetry Journal issue 33: April 2009.

‘Culture and Its Terrors’ in Overland issue 189.

‘The Suspect’ in Cordite Poetry Review issue 27.

‘Attar’ in PEN International winter 2007 volume 57 number 2.

‘Listening to Michael Jackson in Tehran’ in turnrow fall 2007 volume 5 issue 2.

‘The Dervish’ in turnrow fall 2007 volume 5 issue 2.

‘This War’ in turnrow fall 2007 volume 5 issue 2.

‘From La Pucelle: The Epic of Joan of Arc’
in turnrow fall 2007 volume 5 issue 2.

‘The History of the Veil’
in Arabesques Review volume 2 issue 4.

‘Coup d’État’, in Arabesques Review volume 2 issue 4.

‘March to War’, in Arabesques Review volume 2 issue 4.

‘Call Me Filth’, in Cordite Poetry Review issue 22

‘Writer in Prison’, in Cordite Poetry Review issue 22.

‘My People’, in Divan issue 6.

‘I, the Monster’, in Divan issue 6.

‘Prophecy of the Warrior Girl’, in Divan issue 3.

‘Americans’, in Famous Reporter issue 35.

‘Flames Can’t’ in Masthead special issue: American Terror.

‘The Clash’ in The Other Voices International Project volume 24.

‘Iran’ in The Other Voices International Project volume 24.

‘Rumi’ in The Other Voices International Project volume 24.

‘Your Monster’, in Saloni M.

‘Jeanne Speaks’, in The AAWP Spiny Babbler Anthology.

‘Lover’s Name’, in Thylazine: Australian Artists and Writers for Peace.

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