Before Bone and Viscera by Robbie Coburn

Before Bone and Viscera by Robbie Coburn. $Aust10 plus postage

Robbie Coburn was born in June 1994 in Melbourne and lives in the rural district of Woodstock, Victoria. His first book-length collection of poetry Rain Season (Picaro Press) was published in 2013 and he is well into a second book titled the other fleshBefore Bone and Viscera is his eagerly awaited second chapbook. that will delight and surprise, this is an eagerly awaited publication.


Within Australia $10 plus $2 postage
Overseas $10 plus $5 postage.




“Coburn’s new book disturbs & enriches. There is a grace as it sculpts language & meaning… a flensing poignancy underlines these superb poems. This is not an easy book… its ruthless eviscerated clarity & honesty scar the eye.” – Les Wicks

“Before Bone and Viscera lifts the voice of Australian poetry into new territory. Robbie Coburn tears away all you think you know to reveal these poems; naked in their lyrical and surreal simplicity they unearth the anatomy and geography of poetic imagination. To read these poems is to get your hands into the blood and guts of life itself.” – Nathan Hondros

“An intense, at times disturbing, emotional journey employing a surreal, fetishist use of the human body reminiscent of the painter, Francis Bacon.” – S.K. Kelen

ISBN: 978-0-949327-01-7 16
Pages count: 16
Publication Date:
Cover Design: Kit Kelen

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