Dr Beatriz Copello,is a former member of NSW Writers Centre Management Committee, writes poetry, reviews, fiction and plays.
Beatriz’s poetry has been published in literary journals such as Southerly and Australian Women’s Book Review and in many feminist publications. She has read her poetry at events organised by the Sydney Writers Festival, the NSW Writers Centre, the Multicultural Arts Alliance, Refugee Week Committee, Humboldt University (USA), Ubud (Bali) Writers Festival.
Book Review / apparently by Joanne BurnsOctober 4, 2019
“If Burns wrote music, I would say she does not miss a beat, whether she raises issues about the past or the present, she does with conviction, with vivid imagery and poignant comments.” – Beatriz Copello reviews apparently by Joanne Burns
Book Review / Belief by Les Wicks
“The reader will find more profound thoughts penned in the poems contained in Belief.” – Beatriz Copello reviews Belief by Les Wicks.
Book Review / Injury Time by Clive James
“The important thing in his poetry is that he does not feel sorry for himself nor dwells on the knowledge that his days are numbered. On the contrary his poems are a song to life.”
Beatriz Copello reviews Injury Time by Clive James.
Book Review / Dark Convicts by Judy Johnson
“Not many people know that in the first fleet there were 11 black men; most of them had been convicted for petty crimes.” Beatriz Copello reviews Judy Johnson’s Dark Convicts, an insightful book of historic poetry based on Johnson’s own ancestry.