Although Wood has reviewed for literary journals in Australia, the US and UK, this page focuses on reviews for recently released books. In a type of 'suburbanism' it covers contemporary poetry from Australia attending to social, historical and philosophical aspects. For an introduction to the series and to read the reviews please click on the links below. 

Introducing Poetics for 'Australia'

Closer to Home: Omar Sakr's These Wild Houses and the new suburbanism 

The Avant Garde in 'Australia': after Eddie Paterson, Philip Mead and Caitlin Maling

From Wembley: Maxine Beneba Clarke's Carrying the World

The Boys in Cambridge: Clive James' Injury Time and John Kinsella's Graphology

Keywords for Suburbanism