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Scoundrel Days: A Memoir
Scoundrel Days: A ...
Brentley Frazer


Tom Sawyer on acid, a 21st-century On the Road, a Holden Caulfield for punks … an extraordinary memoir of a wild adolescence, told in a compelling, poetic voice


Sandy Feet
Sandy Feet
Nikki Buick
Nikki McWatters


A raw and engaging coming-of-age story that perfectly portrays the highs and lows of adolescence as well as the consequences of family tragedy.


Love Poems and Death Threats
Love Poems and Dea...
Samuel Wagan Wats...


The much-anticipated new volume of poetry from the winner of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Book of the Year


Talking Smack: Honest Conversations About Drugs
Talking Smack: Hon...
Andrew McMillen


Honest, intimate conversations with some of Australia’s best musicians, including Paul Kelly, Gotye, Tina Arena, Phil Jamieson, Steve Kilbey, Mick Harvey and Holly Throsby.


Pig City: 10th Anniversary Edition
Pig City: 10th Ann...
Andrew Stafford


A 10th anniversary edition of this cult classic with a new introduction


RPM
RPM
Noel Mengel


For a group of young people on the cusp of adulthood, music is their bond. RPM follows Neil’s tentative early forays with girls, his fumbling attempts at musical greatness with his band and his dreams ...


Off The Record: 25 Years Of Music Street Press
Off The Record: 25...
Simon Groth
Sean Sennett


Your name is on the door. These sacred words have given generations of music writers a key to the city – and a direct line to the musicians they love. Independent music street magazines have always ...


Smoke Encrypted Whispers
Smoke Encrypted Wh...
Samuel Wagan Wats...


These poems pulse with the language and images of a mangrove-lined river city, the beckoning highway, the just-glimpsed muse, the tug of childhood and restless ancestors. For the first time Samuel Wa ...


Itinerant Blues
Itinerant Blues
Samuel Wagan Wats...


leaving behind neon nights and misspent passions, these poems take to the highway with the muse riding shotgun


Of Muse, Meandering And Midnight
Of Muse, Meanderin...
Samuel Wagan Wats...


Announced, to widespread media attention, at Brisbane Writers Festival as winner of the 1999 David Unaipon Award for unpublished Aboriginal writers. Contemporary poetry by a young, urban Murri who is ...

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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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Join David Malouf as he launches his new poetry collection, An Open Book, in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, and delivers the opening address at the Australian Short Story Festival in Perth.

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Join Bernard Cohen as he launches When I Saw the Animal at Ariel Books in Sydney.
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