“OI” Sydney launch a huge success
Approximately fifty punters from all walks of life converged on Surry Hills' Hollywood Hotel last Saturday afternoon for the highly entertaining launch of “OI: poewemz bii tom see”. The venue, speakers, beer, food and music were all top notch and this, again, surely augurs well for Australia's newest and most wriggly publisher, COD.
Guest speaker […]
One day till “OI” time!
Well, it's nearing the end of August and things are finally hotting up.
We picked up tom see's book from the printers this afternoon, just in time for tomorrow's Sydney launch. Boy, does “OI” scrub up well! The people down at BPA Digital (an arm of BPA Books) have done a very professional […]
tom see spices up library gig!
Monday night was an auspicious one for COD, with our debut author, tom see (pictured right), joining five other Cordite contributors in a reading held as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival umbrella program at the St Kilda Library.
Approximately fifty punters enjoyed six readings, heard one speech and found out about the launch of […]
More Sydney launch details
In news just to hand, architect and illustrator Charles Lake, whose graceful line drawings adorn COD's first release, “OI – poewemz bii tom see”, will be joined on the occasion of that book's Sydney launch by the musical group Super Enjoyable Machine.
Lake reports that he and the band intend to provide poetry fans with […]
New COD logo
COD now has its own logo. Designed by Charles Lake, he of the illustrations in tom see's “OI”, our new COD fills us with joy and makes us feel hungry. That being said, we're sorry to see the tail of our former logo, the quite charming blue cod. Readers will be pleased to know we […]
“OI” proofs and first order!
This morning we received the proofs of tom see's “OI” in the mail and boy, does it look good! To top it off, we also received our first order for the book – and it hasn't even been released! Let's just say the weather's fine and the fish are BITING!
Over the next week or […]
“OI” Sydney launch!
“OI: poewemz bii tom see” will be launched in Sydney on SATURDAY 28 August 2004 at 3pm!
Join us at the Hollywood Hotel (corner of Hunt St and Foster St, Surry Hills) for an intimate and bookish launch, with free drinks and nibblies provided.
“OI” will be officially launched by Cordite founding editor […]
Who is Charles Lake?
Charles studied architecture at the University of Newcastle and has worked as an architect in Sydney for the past 5 years. His interest in tectonic expression
carries through into his architecture and art. Besides built work the illustrations in “OI” (such as the cover image, below) are among his first published artworks.
Who is tom see?
tom see aka Tom Clark is a research fellow at the Monash Centre for Research in International Education, where he is examining tertiary education's contribution to social capital.
He holds a PhD in English from the University of Sydney. His thesis, 'A case for irony in Beowulf' was published by the Peter Lang Publishing Group […]
“OI” Melbourne launch!
“OI: poewemz bii tom see” will be launched in Melbourne on SATURDAY 4 September 2004 at 2pm!
Join us at Collected Works Bookshop (1st Floor, Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston Street Melbourne) for an intimate and bookish launch, with free wine and nibblies provided.
Collected Works is revered in the poetry community as housing the most […]