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“The body made out of food”

I was reading Val Plumwood on the train yesterday: “But in the individual justice universe the individual subject’s universe is like the person-as-the-walled-moated-castle-town. It is under constant siege and desperately, obsessively seeking to keep the body—this body made out of… Read More ›

Congratulations to Jill Jones

Congratulations to Jill Jones whose The Beautiful Anxiety won The Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for poetry last week. Alice Allan reviews The Beautiful Anxiety in the current issue of Plumwood Mountain. Jill’s poem “Weed Grounds” was published in the previous… Read More ›


The next issue of Plumwood Mountain journal will be published here online in February 2015, with a selection of great poetry and reviews. In the meantime, there is a wonderful issue of Mascara Literary Review up at: and several poetry prizes to… Read More ›