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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 ...


Apples With Human Skin
Apples With Human ...
Nathan Shepherdso...


This new work by award-winning poet Nathan Shepherdson travels through visionary histories and wildly original spaces of philosophical enchantment and emotional resonance. Engaging with other artists ...


Vanishing Point
Vanishing Point
Felicity Plunkett


'The moon’s face removes itself behind cloud’s purdah, the way you must move, ethical, with what has lodged, and what is to come, fabricated into glitter. Winner of the 2008 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Pr ...


The Best Australian Poetry 2008
The Best Australia...
Martin Duwell
David Brooks
Bronwyn Lea


Guest Editor David Brooks brings to this collection his reputation as a poet of distinction, as well as his acumen as the editor of Australia's oldest literary journal, Southerly. His selection of 40 ...


Divine Comedy: Journeys Through A Regional Geography
Divine Comedy: Jou...
John Kinsella


Inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy, John Kinsella’s ‘distractions’ create a world in which heaven, hell and purgatory co-exist. Set in the wheatbelt zone of Western Australia, Kinsella’s Divine Comedy ...


Skin Painting
Skin Painting
Elizabeth Hodgson


Brave, haunting and evocative, this powerful volume is poetry as memoir. From her early experiences in an institution and the effect of this on her family to the illustration of her strength and indep ...


Aria
Aria
Sarah Holland-Bat...


Sarah Holland-Batt’s Aria, winner of the 2007 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize, is a striking debut. Like piano music heard througha high window, the language is haunting but entirely of this world. The p ...



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