Josie/Jocelyn Deane

Josie/Jocelyn Deane is a programmer/translator. Their work has appeared in Rabbit Journal, Overland and The Suburban Review, among others. They were one of the recipients of the Queensland Poetry Festival Ekphrasis award for 2020, as well as the Ultimo Poetry Prize and the Harri Jones memorial prize in 2021. They are one of the recipients of the 2022 New Chapter fellowship, announced in 2021. They are a genderqueer femme. They live on unceded Wurundjeri land in Naarm.

Fulk, king of Jerusalem—an essay/Wikipedia hole

By Josie/Jocelyn Deane — 30 June, 2022

“His chief fault was an inability to remember names and faces.”   The sea is faceless to the clouds blurring white the horizon as nesting spiders you’re grasping in handfuls spilling like droplets with legs for a YouTube video. Fulk, also Fulco, Foulque etc. king of Jerusalem, you imagine, stares back across the blinding envelope…