Solid Air, a new anthology of Australian and New Zealand spoken word, shows performance poets can offer memorable experiences

By Geoff Page
August 17 2019 - 12:00am

Current Australian poetry (if not New Zealand poetry) is, arguably, divided into three asymmetrical camps: the literary mainstream, the literary "avant garde'"and performance or "slam" poetry. They are definitely cousins but, as in most families, disputes break out from time to time.

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