Dr Keri Glastonbury is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at The University of Newcastle. Her poetry manuscript Newcastle Sonnets is forthcoming with Giramondo (2018).

‘What if John Forbes had been around to live tweet during Q & A?’

Post-internet poetry and the self

This paper argues that recent post-internet poetry has seen a return to a ‘confessional’ self, distributed across various forms of social media. Using my current manuscript-in-progress Newcastle Sonnets as an exemplar, it also considers the relationship between real and virtual places, in this case the city of Newcastle, NSW.