Copello, Beatriz
‘BOOK REVIEW: Alan Wearne These Things Are Real’ Writing NSW – review
Beneba Clark, Maxine
‘PORTRAIT: Lunch with ’that’ teacher Alan Wearne’
The Saturday Paper No 190, February 3-9, 2018.
Keneally, Peter
‘These Things Are Real by Alan Wearne’ Australian Book Review, 397 December, 2017. – review
Duwell, Martin
‘Alan Wearne: These Things Are Real and as editor: With the youngsters’
Australian Poetry Review September, 2017.
Pierce, Peter
‘Contemporary Australian Poetry review: A fine anthology of quality
and quantity’ The Age January 26, 2017.
Keneally, Peter
‘Boomers’ Review of Prepare the Cabin for Landing by Alan Wearne’
Australian Book Review #348 February 2013.
Scotney, Fiona
‘Review Short: Alan Wearne’s Prepare the Cabin for Landiing
Cordite Poetry Review August 6, 2013.
Craven, Peter
‘Taking wing on a flight of fancy’ Sydney Morning Herald
March 23, 2013.
Page, Geoff
‘From Nugan hand to men on the land: the vivid poetry of unsentimental blokes’
The Australian February 16, 2013.
2013Duwell, Martin‘Alan Wearne: Prepare the Cabin for Landing’
Australian Poetry Review March, 2013.
2013Musgrave, David‘Fasten your seatbelts: Prepare the Cabin for Landing by Alan Wearne’
Sydney Review of Books May 3, 2013.
2012Tranter, John‘Introduction’ in Best Australian Poetry (Ed. John Tranter) 2012. See page xvi.


Pierce, Peter‘The Silver Age of Fiction’ Meanjin Summer Vol 70 no 4, pp110-115.
2009McCooey, DavidBook Chapter: ‘Poetry and Non-Fiction from 1950’ in
Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature Project
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2009.
2008Baum, Caroline‘Rhyme and Punishment: The Melbourne born poet tackles the unpopular
and forgotten in his latest collection’ Sydney Morning Herald
Spectrum Supplement p.33, July 12-13, 2008.