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Peter Rose Peter Rose i(A33440 works by) (a.k.a. Peter John Rose)
Born: Established: 1955 Wangaratta, Wangaratta area, North East Victoria, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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1 The Circuiteers i "Day flicks its cards, laconic.", Peter Rose , 2021 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 431 2021; (p. 11)
1 y separately published work icon Surviving the Pandemic : Robyn Archer on Living in the Time of Covid-19 Robyn Archer , Peter Rose (presenter), Southbank : Australian Book Review, Inc. , 2020 20181015 2020 single work podcast essay

'Peter Rose – before introducing this week’s ABR Podcast guest – updates readers on ABR’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the Australia Council’s inexplicable decision not to fund ABR in 2021–24.

'Then Robyn Archer – renowned performer and ABR Laureate – currently hunkering down in Melbourne, reflects on how people are surviving and what Australia might look like when it emerges from this crisis.' (Introduction)

1 Thinking in Headlines Peter Rose , 2020 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 424 2020; (p. 21)

'What we read at difficult times in our lives – plague, insurrection, divorce, major root canal work, etc. – is always telling. Carlyle, miserable and unwell at Kirkcaldy, read the whole of Gibbon straight through – twelve volumes in twelve days – with a kind of horrified fascination. I recall one friend who, at a time of ineffable tension, calmly read Les Misérables, one thousand pages long, in a single week. (I would have been incapable of reading a tabloid.) Another time, lovelorn in Siena, I stayed in my ghastly hotel room and read The Aunt’s Story right through while the handsome Sienese sunned themselves in the companionable Campo.'  (Introduction)

1 Plastic Nights i "I’m lurking at home and thinking of Ashbery,", Peter Rose , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , June vol. 79 no. 2 2020; (p. 45)
1 'Come, Memory' i "I think of you now for the first time", Peter Rose , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 420 2020;
1 Advances : Literary News Peter Rose , 2020 single work obituary (for Ian Donaldson )
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 420 2020;
1 Coronavirus and Australian Book Review Peter Rose , 2020 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 420 2020;

'After a summer of bushfires across the nation and phenomenal loss and destruction, Australia – like the rest of world – now faces a health crisis of fearsome scope. As we go to press (earlier than planned because of present uncertainties), the scale of the threat, unprecedented in our times, is becoming stark.' (Introduction)

1 y separately published work icon Helen Garner's Diaries The ABR Podcast : Episode 3 Peter Rose (presenter), Southbank : Australian Book Review, Inc. , 2020 18599240 2020 single work podcast review
— Review of Yellow Notebook : Diaries Volume I, 1978-1986 Helen Garner , 2019 single work diary

'ABR Editor Peter Rose reviews Yellow Notebook, the first volume of the diaries by Helen Garner, a most anticipated book. [Peter] delves into Garner's own private musings, the diaries she kept during the pivotal years of her writing life.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Peter Porter Poetry Prize : Shortlisted Poets Read Their Poems The ABR Podcast : Episode 2 Peter Rose (presenter), Southbank : Australian Book Review, Inc. , 2020 18599117 2020 single work podcast The shortlisted poets for the 2020 Peter Porter Poetry Prize – Lachlan Brown, Claire G. Coleman, Ross Gillett, A. Frances Johnson, and Julie Manning – read their shortlisted poems.
1 y separately published work icon The ABR Podcast Peter Rose (presenter), 2020- Southbank : Australian Book Review, Inc. , 2020- 18599027 2020 series - publisher podcast The ABR Podcast is produced by ABR (Australian Book Review). The podcast features book reviews, poetry, fiction, interviews and commentary.
1 Clive James in ABR Peter Rose , 2020 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January / February no. 418 2020; (p. 1)

'Much has been written about Clive James since his death from leukaemia on November 24. He was, of course, one of the last polymaths, with a range of skills and accomplishments that made him famous in Australia (where he was born in 1939) and the United Kingdom, where he lived from 1961 to his death. Novelist, satirist, memoirist, poet, broadcaster, lyricist, reviewer, paradoxer, essayist par excellence: what didn’t he do in print, on air, on stage?' (Introduction)

1 'To Stand the Blows' : The Flexile Diaries of Helen Garner Peter Rose , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 417 2019; (p. 10-13)

— Review of Yellow Notebook : Diaries Volume I, 1978-1986 Helen Garner , 2019 single work diary
'Anyone who keeps a diary day in, day out for decades knows why Helen Garner, a few years ago, destroyed her early ones, deeming them boring and self-obsessed. Incineration has a long, proud history: think of Henry James, late in life, at his incinerator in Rye, burning all his letters and private papers – that lamentable blaze. The sheer misery and tedium of our early journals can be dejecting. ‘What is the point of this diary?’ Garner asks herself in 1981. ‘There is always something deeper, that I don’t write, even when I think I’m saying everything.’' (Introduction)
1 'Tinted by My Face, Cruciated by by Hyphen' Peter Rose , 2019 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 411 2019; (p. 12-13)

'For more than a decade the world has waited, patiently or disbelievingly, for a second book from Nam Le, author of The Boat (2008), a collection of seven tales that won the young Australian author acclaim throughout the world. Finally, it has arrived. A book-length essay running to about 15,000 words, it may not be what the ravenous world had in mind, but it is seriously interesting – interestingly interesting one might almost say. The volume appears in Black Inc.’s neat little Writers on Writers series, with its owlish photographs of authors and subjects: author on top, subject below. Until now there were four in the series, including Christos Tsiolkas on Patrick White, and Ceridwen Dovey on J.M. Coetzee. (Michelle de Kretser on Shirley Hazzard, due later this year, promises to be a notable pairing.)'  (Introduction)

1 Missed Fire i "First train", Peter Rose , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Island , no. 154 2018; (p. 75)
1 Maori Chief Hotel i "When we let the hotel", Peter Rose , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Island , no. 154 2018; (p. 75)
1 The Unaccommodated Tongue i "Squeamish as a courtier sprung", Peter Rose , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 77 no. 1 2018; (p. 116-117)
1 The Ones Peter Rose , Francesca Sasnaitis , 2017 selected work drama

'The Ones is a series of duologues about a married couple who happen to be publishers.'

1 Attention, Please i "Having comprehensively disposed of that chestnut,", Peter Rose , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 395 2017; (p. 19)
1 News from the Editor's Desk - September 2017 Peter Rose , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 394 2017; (p. 1)

'At a lively ceremony at Potts Point Bookshop on August 10, David Malouf named Eliza Robertson as the winner of the 2017 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize for her story ‘Pheidippides’. Robertson’s story ‘explores the changing relationships between a marathon runner, a journalist and his wife in the wake of tragedies. It is a powerfully observed, beautiful, and unflinching story that shows the different paths that people take to cope with grief and trauma,’ said Jolley Prize judge Amy Baillieu at the ceremony.' (Introduction)

1 The Ones After Them Peter Rose , 2017 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 62 no. 1 2017; (p. 128-139)

'I've been meaning to ask you something.'

'Yes.'

'For quite a while.'

'That's not like you.'

'It sort of welled up.'

'Ask!'

(Introduction)

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