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Ghost River
Ghost River
Tony Birch


Archie Kemp knows trouble when he sees it, and he sees it when 13-year-old Sonny Brewer moves in next door. But life for the dirt-poor kid of an alcoholic father in hard-knocks Collingwood can be brut ...


Settling Day
Settling Day
Kate Howarth


The much-awaited sequel to the Age Non-fiction Book of the Year winner Ten Hail Marys.


Heat and Light
Heat and Light
Ellen van Neerven


In this award-winning work of fiction, Ellen van Neerven takes her readers on a journey that is mythical, mystical and still achingly real.


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


Ten Hail Marys
Ten Hail Marys
Kate Howarth


An extraordinary story of hope and survival. In January 1966, Kate Howarth gave birth to a healthy baby boy at St Margaret's Home for unwed mothers in Sydney. In the months before the birth, and the ...


Me, Antman & Fleabag
Me, Antman & Fleab...
Gayle Kennedy


Winner 2006 David Unaipon Award Take one woman, her partner Antman and their dog Fleabag, pack up the car, turn up the country music and you’ve got one spirited road trip ‘makin room for all the good ...


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 ...


Fresh Cuttings
Fresh Cuttings
Sue Abbey
Sandra Phillips


This is the first anthology of UQP’s Indigenous-authored books. It represents the very best of fiction and poetry publishing in UQP’s Black Australian Writing series, (established 1990). Poetry and no ...


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Announced, to widespread media attention, at Brisbane Writers Festival as winner of the 1999 David Unaipon Award for unpublished Aboriginal writers.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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UQP are delighted to share the wonderful news that Jill Eddington has been appointed as our new CEO. Jill has a long-standing relationship with us through her current role as Director of Literature at the Australia Council and as Director of the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival. Some of you will already know Jill and her unwavering commitment to Australian writers. Her knowledge of the Australian cultural sector, her brilliant relationship skills and her passion for great literature will be an asset to us. As we move towards our 70th anniversary in 2018, Jill will bring her considerable knowledge and experience to UQP as we revitalise and reposition ourselves for the future.

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Amanda Gearing will be speaking at Sunnybank Hills Library about the new edition of her book The Torrent.