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Water Mirrors
Water Mirrors
Nicholas Powell


This collection of poems by Nicholas Powell was inspired by his 'enchanting and disorientating' experience of moving to Finland.


Pookie Aleera Is Not My Boyfriend
Pookie Aleera Is N...
Steven Herrick


A heart-warming tale about friendship, grief and the importance of baked goods, by award-winning author Steven Herrick.


Rosemary Dobson: Collected
Rosemary Dobson: C...
Rosemary Dobson


Dobson herself has spoken of her poetry as ‘part of a search for something only fugitively glimpsed, a state of grace which one once knew, or imagined, or from which one was turned away.


Thirty Australian Poets
Thirty Australian ...
Felicity Plunkett


Thirty Australian Poets is the first anthology to celebrate the generation of poets born after 1968 and includes a wonderful diversity of voices and styles, from re-imagined versions of traditional fo ...


Another Babylon
Another Babylon
Vlanes


In Another Babylon the poems whisper and call to each other, weaving a “mesh of little certainties” that is boundless. Gods, myths and folk tales, be they borrowed or idiosyncratic, are the carriers o ...


Ashes in the Air
Ashes in the Air
Ali Alizadeh


In the spaces between evanescence and memory, Alizadeh finds grace, wit and fire. From the opening poem’s hymn to mobility and renewal to the elegiac ending, from Tehran to the Gold Coast, Ashes in th ...


Starlight: 150 Poems
Starlight: 150 Poe...
John Tranter


Radical revisions, mistranslations and multilingual dealings: in Starlight, John Tranter destroys and rebuilds works by poets including Baudelaire, Mallarmé, Ashbery and T.S. Eliot. The back story of ...


An Absence of Saints
An Absence of Sain...
Rosanna Licari


Winner of the 2009 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize Shortlisted for the 2010/2011 Mary Gilmore Award


Parts Of Us
Parts Of Us
Thomas Shapcott


Parts of Us holds in balance a quiet maturity with a vital energy. Ranging from sonnet sequences to long lyrical meditations, dramatic monologues to more confessional works, these poems are imbued wit ...


The Best Australian Poetry 2009
The Best Australia...
Martin Duwell
Bronwyn Lea
Alan Wearne


The Best Australian Poetry 2009 celebrates the originality and verve of Australian poetry at this moment. In this collection of 40 poems Alan Wearne brings long experience as a poet and teacher of poe ...



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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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