Poets’ Corner is WestWords’ monthly encounter with celebrated Australian poets, curated by David Ades. Each month a poet is invited to read and talk about their poetry on a theme of the poet’s choice.

Magdalena Ball is a fiction writer, interviewer, reviewer, and poet whose work has appeared in a wide number of online and print publications. She is the editor-in-chief of Compulsive Reader, an online review website of note that has been running for more than twenty-five years, vice president of Flying Island books, and the author of a number of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books, most recently, Bobish, published by Puncher & Wattmann in 2023. Find out more at http://www.magdalenaball.com

In this Poets’ Corner, Magdalena reads from her latest book, Bobish, which was published by Puncher & Wattman and can be obtained here.