Author Archives: Mark Roberts

Joanne Burns on ‘The End of the Line’ by Rae Desmond Jones

The End of the Line is an animated collection, bristling with the varied perspectives, moods, and colours of Jones’ consciousness and ‘voice’. Jones was an impressive raconteur and his distinctive physical voice echoes through the pages. The poems shift easily … Continue reading

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Felicity Plunkett on ‘Truth in the Cage’ by Mohammad Ali Maleki

As part of her review of No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison by Behrouz Boochani in Australian Book Review, Felicity Plunkett says of Truth in the Cage: Maleki tends a garden on Manus Island, yet his poems evoke images … Continue reading

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Rochford Street Press announces the publication of ‘Truth in the Cage’ by Mohammad Ali Maleki

Rochdford Street Press and Verity La are proud to announce the publication of Mohammad Ali Maleki’s long awaited chapbook, Truth in the Cage. Written from within Manus Island detention centre, where Mohammad has been incarcerated for the last five years, Truth in … Continue reading

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Trimming Mohammad Ali Maleki’s ‘Truth in Cage’

Over the long weekend in NSW we have been putting the finishing touches on the Mohammad Ali Maleki’s new chapbook Truth in the Cage. Being hand made the final step is trimming each book. Mohammad Ali Maleki’ is an Iranian poet … Continue reading

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Cactus by Stevi-Lee Alver to be Launched by Dr Moya Costello

Cactus, the first chap book by Stevi-Lee Alver, will be launched by Dr Moya Costello at the Bangalow Heritage Museum & Tea Rooms, Bangalow NSW, on 30th April 2016 at 3pm. RSVP via the Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/1122362787797663/ If you can’t make the launch you … Continue reading

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Rochford Street Press announces the publication of ‘Cactus’ by Stevi-Lee Alver

Cactus by Stevi-Lee Alver ISBN: 978-0-949327-03-1. $7.50 (plus $1 postage).  Cover design by Narelle Adair. Release date  1 April 2016 Rochford Street Press is proud to announce the publication of Cactus by emerging writer Stevi-Lee Alver. Based in the Northern Rivers region … Continue reading

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El Asombrado by Les Wicks – A new e-book from Rochford Street Press.

Rochford Street Press is excited to announce the publication of Les Wicks’ 12th title.  El Asombrado is available as a free e-book from Rochford Street Press. Just visit http://elasombrado.com/. The title loosely translates to “He Who Watches and is Amazed”- … Continue reading

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