COD's debut author, tom see, whose collection OI was launched last year, has recently embarked on an epic overseas trip taking in (so far) South Africa, Iceland, Scotland, England and Croatia.
Together with his partner Becky, tom has set up a travel blog featuring some very fine writing and a whole stack of […]
Last Saturday saw the launch of “Covers” by Nick Whittock in the peaceful surrounds of Candelo, on the NSW south coast. Promotion for the event was white hot, with Nick being interviewed on ABC local radio the day before the launch. We're also told that the launch will be advertised in next week's Bega Valley […]
COD's first title ?± OI: poewemz bii tom see ?± was launched in September 2004 in Sydney and at Collected Works Bookshop in Melbourne. “OI” was the perfect book with which to launch a poetry imprint: evocative, evasive, and easy on the eye.
Now comes “Covers” by Nick Whittock, a seventy page collection of poems […]
As the gods would have it, Nick Whittock's supremely beautiful collection Covers came through on Friday, two days after our virtual launch. While the delay is regrettable, the wait has been worth it. Those who ordered books at the launch should receive their copies in the mail this week (Australia Post willing).
Copies are now […]
Yesterday's launch of Nick Whittock's book “Covers” was once again, in the tradition of COD launches, a novel one. Despite our earlier suggestions to the contrary, the books themselves failed to arrive, meaning that we were compelled to hold a virtual launch, complete with proof copies (which, in and of themselves, represent a kind of […]
Well it's been a long time coming but finally – finally! – Nick Whittock's wonderful book of poems “Covers” is all set and a-ready for launching.
In the tradition of snap elections, snap drinks and the card game also known as snap, we're putting on an electrifyingly impending launch TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 15, from 6pm […]
Here's some exciting news: “OI: poewemz bii tom see” has been reviewed by Maurice Macnamara in the Melbourne poetry scene's equivalent of the street press: Deadline, published by the Overload Poetry krewe.
The review's pretty positive all up, and encouragingly it engages with tom's use of language, as well as saying some very […]
Nick Whittock's book of poems, Covers is so close to being ready to send to the printers that we're really starting to get excited. So excited, in fact, that we've added the title to our catalogue page. Though it's a busy time of the year, we're confident we can get this one out before Christmas.
The images in Nick Whittock's book “Covers” are in fact manipulations of old photographs taken during various test matches. They show players in prone states suggestive of sleep. Full details of the book's extras or “Sleepy Cricketers” are as follows:
The front cover (above) shows players take cover as a flying bomb passes overhead […]