Type
Essay
Category
Obituary
Poetry
Politics

Our Death: Aspects of the radical in Sean Bonney’s last book of poems

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Toby Fitch is Overland’s poetry editor and the poet behind Rawshock, Bloomin’ Notions, and Where Only the Sky had Hung Before. He has new essays and poems out in Meanjin, Minarets, Red Room, Cordite and The Australian. He lives on unceded Gadigal land.

Sean Bonney (1969–2019) was a British anti-fascist activist, revolutionary socialist and poet. His books include Our Death (Commune Editions 2019), Letters Against the Firmament (Enitharmon Press 2015), Happiness: Poems After Rimbaud (Unkant Publishing 2011), The Commons (Openned 2011), Baudelaire in English (2007), and Blade Pitch Control Unit (Salt Publishing 2005).

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