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Tide by Ivy Ireland



There’s a lot going on in Ivy Ireland’s poems. Lines flex and fizz with ideas, descriptions flip into speculation, the abstract is suddenly personal as the poet, in the first poem from the fantastic sequence ‘Passage’, gambles on

that slim chance of working out
how I found myself here in the first place.

Nature, gods, spirits, travel, motherhood are all swept up in poetry which journeys swiftly and
widely, in wonder and uncertainty.

‘Existential’ is an overused word but it is appropriate to describe this mortal, buoyant, inquisitive

— Brook Emery

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Ivy Ireland is the author of the poetry collections Incidental Complications (2007), Porch Light (2015) and The Owl Inside (2020).

Ivy’s literary awards include the Australian Young Poet Fellowship, the Olga Masters Short Story Award, the Harri Jones Memorial Prize, the Thunderbolt Prize, the Newcastle Poetry Prize local award, and runner-up in the UC International Poetry Prize.

Ivy completed her PhD in 2012 and her poetry, short fiction, essays and reviews have been widely published in journals and anthologies.


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