Tess Pearson’s poetry, fiction, and microlit can be found in Southerly, Cordite, Rabbit, Scum Mag, and Swamp, among others, as well as a number of anthologies. Tess has been the recipient of a Varuna Fellowship, winner of the 2017 NWF/SW joanne burns Microlit Award, and a selected participant for the 2018 Fiction Edition of Hardcopy: The Professional Development Program for Australian Writers. She lives on Gadigal land. She has been a book reviewer with Writing NSW since 2019.
Book Review / Intimate Antipathies by Luke CarmanFebruary 14, 2020
“These essays, while concerned largely with cultural critique, also find inspiration, revelation and beauty in the everyday. The tensions of early parenthood and marriage, and the processes involved in seeking psychological health, are all rendered in a way that grasps for the existential dimensions of these experiences. ” – Tess Pearson reviews Intimate Antipathies by Luke Carman.
Book Review / The River in the Sky by Clive James
“It is at times dream-like, even hallucinatory, as though the words, etched out of cloud formations and therefore ever-shifting and dispersing, are the sprawled-out remains of neurons weary but still firing connections like glittering stars.” – Tess Pearson reviews The River in the Sky by Clive James