A Perfect Orbit Out Now
I am happy to announce that I just launched my first book of poetry on Amazon. It’s a very personal collection, spanning many years and many memories. The book description … Jakob Ryce’s first book of poetry is a collection divided into two sections, Virtue and Falling. There are moments of childlike innocence, growth and… Continue reading
We Are Going – analysis
Recently my mind has been on “the land” and what that means to us in today’s age. With that in mind, I decided to publish an analysis I wrote on Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s 1964 poem ‘We Are Going.’ I actually wrote this as part of my literature degree and it was eventually used as an example… Continue reading
Shaping the Land
My poem ‘Shaping the Land’ was recently published in The Fourth River. It is one of many eco poems I’ve been working on over the past year, with a collection in the works. It’s fierce, unapologetic and its message is clear. Ecological concerns have always been there for me. Growing up in Australia I’ve witnessed countless environmental… Continue reading
Jakob Ryce is an award-winning writer and teacher from Melbourne, Australia. He has a B.A. in English Lit, and his work has been published in On The Premises, Drunk Monkeys, The Fourth River, and the Wyndham Writing Awards. He released his first book of poetry in 2021 and has since been working on a follow-up, including a debut novel.