Brentley Frazer

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Brentley Frazer
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Australian poet and author
BornJanuary 1972
ResidenceAustralia
NationalityAustralian
EducationMaster of Arts (writing). Ph.D (creative writing)
Occupationpoet, academic and editor
Known forPoetry, Scoundrel Days: A Memoir
Notable work
Scoundrel Days: A Memoir 2017, Aboriginal to Nowhere: new poems 2016, A Dark Samadhi: poems + microtexts 2003
StyleDirty Realism Grunge lit Transgressive fiction
TitleDr
Websitehttp://www.brentley.com

Brentley Frazer (born 1972) is a Generation X contemporary Australian poet and author of experimental literature. Raised in Queensland, his poems, prose and academic papers have been published in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, U.K, France, India and Slovenia.

Brentley has been a guest at numerous literary festivals, poetry readings, culture conserves and academic conferences, including: The Queensland Poetry Festival, The Australian National Poetry Festival, The Sydney Poetry Festival, Brisbane Writers Festival, The Wellington International Poetry Festival, The Oxfam Bookfest in London, "Spoken" and "Couplet" at the State Library of Queensland, The Sydney Writers Festival, Asia Pacific Writers and Translators and the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (Massey University 2014, Swinburne University 2015, University of Canberra 2016).

From 2001-2013 Frazer was publisher and editor of Retort Magazine ISSN 1445-7164[1] and was co-founder of The Vision Area (1998-2000)[2] and a founding member of the Brisbane spoken word event Speed Poets (2003 - 2017).[3] In 2012 he completed a MA at James Cook University under the supervision of Lindsay Simpson. In December 2017 he was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy from Griffith University[4] under the supervision of Nigel Krauth and the poet Anthony Lawrence.

He is currently editor-in-chief of Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters an open access humanities journal publishing from the inner city suburb of Paddington in Brisbane, Australia.

Brentley's nonfiction novel Scoundrel Days: a memoir was published by University of Queensland Press in March, 2017.[5]

Published works[edit]

  • Poetry
    • Opera of Destruction, Homunculus Publications (Australia, 1991) ISBN 0646091956[6]
    • Oneirodynia, laTorre Press (Australia, 1993)
    • Blood Psalms, Sabazeos Books (Australia, 1995)
    • Fugue, Sabazeos Books (Australia, 1996) ISBN 9780646248592[7]
    • A Dark Samadhi, PCPress (Australia, New Zealand, 2003) ISBN 0975039709[8]
    • Memories Like Angels at a Ball Tripping Over Their Gowns, Black Star Books (Australia 2007)[9]
    • Tableland Phantoms, Retort Books (Digital 2013)
    • Kulturkampf: new + selected poems, Bareknuckle Books (Australia, 2015) ISBN 9780994186119[10]
    • Aboriginal to Nowhere: new poems, HeadworX (New Zealand, 2016) ISBN 9780473365677[11]
  • Academic Papers
    • Aboriginal to Nowhere ~ Song Cycle of the Post Modern Dispossessed[12]
    • Untitled Plane Crash[13]
    • Beyond Is: Creative Writing with English Prime[14]
    • A Greener Pasture[15]

Publications (Edited)[edit]

  • Journals
    • Retort Magazine ISSN 1445-7164 (2001 - 2014) [1]
    • Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters ISSN 2204 – 0420 (2013 - current) [16]
    • Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters Anthology Volume 01, 2015 [17]
    • Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters Anthology Volume 02, 2016 [18]
  • Books
    • We the Mapless: new and selected poems by Ian Mcbryde [19]
    • Travel Under Any Star: Collected Short Stories by Venero Armanno [20]
    • Rock & Roll: Selected poems in Five Sets by Mark Pirie [21]
    • For All The Veronicas: The Dog Who Staid - New Poems by Andrew Galan [22]
    • Improvised Dirges: New & Selected Poems by A. G. Pettet [23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Library of Australia: Archive of Retort Magazine 2001-2014". National Library of Australia. Pandora Archive. Archived from the original on 4 September 2001. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  2. ^ 1968-, Barr, Todd, (2005). Words to walk by : exploring literary Brisbane. Sullivan, Rodney J. St Lucia, Qld.: University of Queensland Press. p. 54. ISBN 9780702235177. OCLC 62547775.
  3. ^ Speedpoets : the best of 2003. Highgate Hill, Qld.: Impressed Publishing. 2003. ISBN 9780975161838. OCLC 224221900.
  4. ^ Frazer, Brentley (21 December 2017). "Scoundrel Days: Writing Rebellion". Griffith University Research Repository. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Scoundrel Days: A Memoir. Author: Brentley Frazer". University of Queensland Press. Retrieved 2018-03-31.
  6. ^ Frazer, Brentley (1 January 1992). Opera of destruction. North Ward, Qld: B. Frazer. ISBN 0646091956. OCLC 226169717.
  7. ^ Frazer, Brentley (1995). Fugue. Brisbane: Sabezeos Books. ISBN 9780646248592. OCLC 221759206.
  8. ^ 1972-, Frazer, Brentley, (2003). A dark samadhi : poems + microtexts. Smith, Robert M., Wilde, Fakie. Fortitude Valley, Qld: PC Press. ISBN 0975039709. OCLC 223382801.
  9. ^ Frazer, Brentley. "Memories Like Angels at a Ball Tripping Over Their Gowns". National Library of Australia. Archived from the original on 10 June 2007. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  10. ^ Brentley,, Frazer,. Kulturkampf : selected poems, 1995-2015. Brisbane, Qld. ISBN 9780994186119. OCLC 986966285.
  11. ^ Frazer, Brentley (2016). Pirie, Mark, ed. "National Library of Australia: Trove Archive". National Library of Australia. Wellington: HeadworX. Archived from the original on 2016-10-12. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  12. ^ Authorised Theft: Refereed conference papers of the 21st Annual AAWP Conference, 2016, Canberra, Australia
  13. ^ TEXT Journal, Vol 20 Number 1, April 2016
  14. ^ TEXT Journal, Vol 20 Number 1, April 2016) (Journal of Poetics Research, JPR05 Sep 2016
  15. ^ Writing the Ghost Train: Rewrriting, Remaking, Rediscovering Papers – The Refereed Proceedings Of The 20th Conference of The Australasian Association of Writing Programs, 2015, Melbourne, Australia
  16. ^ Frazer, Brentley; Pettet, A. G (2014). "Bareknuckle poet : Journal of Letters". 53361085. Bareknuckle Books. ISSN 2204-0420. Retrieved 2018-04-08.
  17. ^ Frazer, Brentley; Pettet, A. G (2015). Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters Anthology Volume 01, 2015 (Paperback) (1 ed.). Brisbane: Bareknuckle Books. ISSN 2205-7218.
  18. ^ Frazer, Brentley; Pettet, A. G (2016). Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters Anthology Volume 02, 2016. Brisbane: Bareknuckle Books. ISSN 2205-7218.
  19. ^ 1953-, McBryde, Ian, (2017). We the mapless : new and selected poems. Brisbane, Australia: Bareknuckle Books. ISBN 9780994186164. OCLC 999396263.
  20. ^ 1959-, Armanno, Venero, (2016). Travel under any star : collected stories. West End, Queensland: Bareknuckle Books. ISBN 9780994186157. OCLC 968207058.
  21. ^ 1974-, Pirie, Mark, (2016). Rock & roll : selected poems in five sets. Brisbane, Australia: Bareknuckle Books. ISBN 0994186126. OCLC 961139684.
  22. ^ Galan, Andrew (2016). For All The Veronicas: The Dog Who Staid - New Poems. Brisbane: Bareknuckle Books. ISBN 978-0-9941-861-4-0.
  23. ^ Pettet, A. G (2015). Improvised dirges : new & selected poems. West End, Qld: Bareknuckle Books. ISBN 9780994186102. OCLC 909778245.

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