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Excess, Desire and Twenty-First Century Women’s Writing – Conference 2017

I was very fortunate to be selected to present a 20 minute paper at the Excess and Desire conference this week at UQ. I presented a (heavily edited) version of … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lip lit: I’m Buffy and You’re History

I recently had the pleasure of reviewing Patricia Pender’s I’m Buffy and You’re History, a book examining Buffy the Vampire Slayer through a feminist academic lens. It was as though … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

And I was like, Baby, Baby, Baby

I had a personal essay published in the gals only edition of Funny Ha Ha, which is available for purchase now! It also features writing by Mia Timpano and an … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Ugly Truth

Holy dooley, I made a YouTube video! I read a lil’ thing called The Ugly Truth at QUT’s Open Day last month. It’s a shortened version of a personal essay … Continue reading

August 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Burn Rotis with Love review

I recently reviewed a collection of poetry by Prerna Bakshi for Lip Magazine. It was my pleasure to do so! http://lipmag.com/arts/lip-lit-burnt-rotis-with-love/ http://prernabakshi.strikingly.com/

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

You’re spun-sugar soft

The third of three poems being showcased by Novel Collective is up today. It’s been a real pleasure! You’re spun-sugar soft

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dear Joss

Ermahgerd, the second in a series of three poems to be published by Novel Collective is live today! How exciting! Dear Joss  

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dana Scully

My first poem in a series of three is up on Novel Collective! Yay! Dana Scully

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Novel Collective

After a butt load of rejections, I am super stoked to share that Novel Collective will be publishing three of my poems from a collection entitled ‘Blue Thigh Highs Society’ … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

When You Are Engulfed In Flaming Regret

Hello, Kathy here, remember that time I got published by Kill Your Darlings, before I got 25 rejections in 3 months? Well, if you didn’t get a chance to read … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

From the Heart review

I recently reviewed the latest Women of Letters collection, From the Heart, for Lip Magazine. It was a real treat! And totally meta – using words to review a book … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Do I Scare You, Bitch?

Lip Magazine published a memoir piece I wrote about harassment in the workplace and on the street in 2014. I’d argue it’s still kiiinda relevant though, so… http://lipmag.com/memoir-2/memoir-do-i-scare-you-bitch/

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

You’d be so Much Hotter

I was chuffed to have a poem published on lipmag.com. Think: employing flippant rhyme as a means to discuss rampant sexism.   http://lipmag.com/opinion/youd-be-so-much-hotter/

November 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Blank Realm at The Foundry

Even though Blank Realm are my friends, I can say with complete objectivity that they are the best humans and musicians in maybe the world. I reviewed them, Nite Fields, … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Necks at The Old Museum

The Necks played at the Old Museum in February, and they were pretty, pretty, pretty good. http://themusic.com.au/music/livereviews/2015/02/27/the-necks-old-museum-kathy-pollock/

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment