Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Miriam Wei Wei Lo (Miriam Lochore) - Research/Publications

Journal Publications (many available online):

Various poems and academic essays, including publications in Westerly, Meanjin, Blue Dog, Poetry International Web, SideWalk, Stylus, Hecate and the Journal of Australian Studies.



Lo, M.W.W. (2004). Against Certain Capture.  Wollongong: Five Islands Press. 

Lo, M.W.W. (2010). No Pretty Words.  Warners Bay, NSW: Picaro Press.



Western Australian Premier’s Award for Poetry (2005) (for the book Against Certain Capture). 

Highly Commended in FAW Anne Elder Poetry Award (2005) (for Against Certain Capture). 


Most recent publications:


Lochore, M. (10 Dec, 2015). [Review of More to the Story: Conversations with Refugees, by Rosemary Sayer.] [Web log post]. Retrieved from Mike's Occasional Blog at http://margaretriverbaptist.org.au

Lo, M.W.W. (Jan 2012). All Ears [Review of Angeline Yap's Closing my Eyes to Listen]. QLRS v.11 no.1. Retrieved from http://www.qlrs.com/critique.asp?id=906

Lo, M.W.W. (2005). Reconfiguring a Necessary Entrapment: A Tale of Two Grandmothers. In D. Haskell, M. McKinlay & P. Rich (Eds.)  Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region (pp.199-210). Crawley, Western Australia: UWAP. 



Lo, M.W.W. (2008). “Bumboat Cruise on the Singapore River”. In A. Pang & J. Kinsella (Eds.) Over There: Poems from Singapore and Australia (pp.168-9). Singapore: Ethos. Reprinted in A. Aitken, K.C. Boey & M. Cahill (Eds.) Contemporary Asian Australian Poets (pp.151-2).

Lo, M.W.W. (2009). “Searching for Words”. In J. Kinsella (Ed.) Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry (pp.390-391). Camberwell, Vic.: Penguin.

Lo, M.W.W. (2011). “Before Reading I Check Out the Joint”. In Recoil Three. Perth: Mulla Mulla Press. Reprinted in 2014 in J. Kinsella (Ed.) The Turnrow Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry (p.535).

Lo, M.W.W. (2013). “Playing with Fire”. In D. Bird (Ed.) Fire: A Collection of Stories, Poems and Visual Images (p.221). Margaret River: Margaret River P.

Lo, M.W.W. (2013). “Home”. In A. Aitken, K.C. Boey & M. Cahill (Eds.) Contemporary Asian Australian Poets, (pp.148-9). Glebe, NSW: Puncher and Wattman Poetry.

Lo, M.W.W. (2014). “Cullen Late Harvest Semillon 2012”. In D. Haskell (Ed.) Cullen Wines Poetry Collection (p.31). Margaret River: Margaret River P.

Lo, M.W.W. (2014). “I.M. Diana Madeline and Kevin John”. In D. Haskell (Ed.) Cullen Wines Poetry Collection (pp.33-34). Margaret River: Margaret River P.

Lo, M.W.W. (2014). “Fruit in Season”. In J. Kinsella (Ed.) The Turnrow Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry (pp.532-3). Monroe, Louisiana: Turnrow.



Read her commissioned work: “Poem for Cullens” at Cullens Winery on November 23, 2013 – a fringe event of the Gourmet Escape.

Regular participant in the Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival: most recently on a panel for the 2013 Festival with David Milroy, Mark Tredennick and Peter Docker.  Her poems featured as art work in the inaugural Festival in 2009.

“Three Love Poems” features on a panel as a public art display in Neil McDougall Park in Como, Perth, Western Australia. Launched 2008.

Featured on Radio National's Poetica, Mon 26, March 2012.  <http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/poetica/miriam-wei-wei-lo/3912758>

“Don't Call Me Grandma” was included in “22” as part of a poetry resource programme for Western Australian secondary schools. (2009, Writing WA). 



Will appear at 2016 Perth Writer's Festival .









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