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 / Belief by Les WicksJuly 1, 2019
“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.