Robyn’s Updates

NEW REVIEW of Line of Drift by Phillip Hall: Plumwood Mountain. Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics, vol3, number 2 2016 September Phillip Hall or here at phillip-hall-reviews-unexpected-clearing-by-rose-lucas-and-line-of-drift-by-robyn-rowland-plumwood-mountain

IRISH POETRY READING ARCHIVE. Robyn was invited to read 9 poems for the Irish Poetry Reading Archive, James Joyce Library, University College Dublin. Find her introduction to her work and poems on film at

The Transitional Heart: Writing Poetry on War, Grief and the Intimacy of Shared Loss in Australian Feminist Law Journal, 2016, Vol. 42, No. 1, 177195. Invited to submit a piece on my Gallipoli poems, I was thrilled when the journal editors wanted to publish some of the poems in English and Turkish, with the wonderful translations of Mehmet Ali Çelikel. The journal issue itself is powerful reading under the topic Transitional Justice in Law History and Anthropology. See my piece here:

The Transitional Heart Writing Poetry on War Grief and the Intimacy of Shared Loss