Paul Hetherington

Paul Hetherington

is Associate Professor of Writing at the University of Canberra.


About Paul Hetherington

Paul Hetherington is Associate Professor of Writing at the University of Canberra, co-editor of the journal Axon: Creative Explorations and head of the International Poetry Studies Institute. His most recent collection of poetry is Six Different Windows (2013).


Articles about Paul Hetherington

Articles by Paul Hetherington

Dissolution and Reclamation: Unbelievers, or ‘The Moor’ by John Mateer

Places are, of course, not exchangeable, but in Mateer’s roaming imaginary they become, at least to some extent, drawn into a kind of codification of broad historical tendencies and movements. This constitutes a way of rethinking traditional narrative historical accounts and their often doubtful ‘truths’. Unbelievers, or ‘The Moor’ is a book about imagined geographies as much as real ones.

Haunted rooms: Hotel Hyperion
by Lisa Gorton

Memory, imagination, dreaming, invention and protean makings: such preoccupations are at the heart of Lisa Gorton’s new poetry collection, Hotel Hyperion. This relatively short and condensed book returns again and again... to related tropes and imagery: weather, mirrors, rooms, crystals, hauntings and strange effects of light.