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The Best Australian Poetry 2007
The Best Australia...
John Tranter
Bronwyn Lea


The Best Australian Poetry 2007 celebrates the vibrancy and force of poetryin Australia now. Guest Editor John Tranter, one of Australia’s most important poets, brings his substantial reputation as an ...


Parts Of Speech
Parts Of Speech
Angela Gardner


The birds respond following as if agreed a chromatic complicated edge. Point and counterpoint the singing river. Downstream the birds – a final grace note. ‘Angela Gardner’s first book introduces a p ...


Two Kinds Of Silence
Two Kinds Of Silen...
Kathryn Lomer


I would like to sit with you in the depths of black water, up to my neck in it, the pebbles on our tongues, in our palms and pockets, arms around you, hands under you, ...


Old/New World
Old/New World
Peter Skrzynecki


Today, I stare for hours at the photograph and wonder who took it and why, of a mother standing with her son in her arms, in a Displaced Persons’ camp – in northern Germany after there’s been a World ...


The Collected Verse Of Mary Gilmore Volume 2
The Collected Vers...
Jennifer Strauss


This Academy Edition completes the two-volume Collected Verse of Mary Gilmore. Volume 2 begins with a remarkable display of creative energy: Gilmore’s three collections published during 1930–32 (The ...


Old New World: New and Selected Poems
Old New World: New...
Peter Skrzynecki


Peter Skryznecki’s Old New World: New and Selected Poems captures 30 years of poems by one of Australia’s important writers.


Typewriter Music
Typewriter Music
David Malouf


We are alone. No need between us for speech. Take your time. Eat the last of the apple. Finish your wine. David Malouf’s new collection begins with a memory of new love – with ‘grace unasked for, ...


If The World Belonged To Dogs
If The World Belon...
Michelle A. Taylo...


Everybody knows, tickles grow on toes and the backs of knees. They perch on top of noses but they don't grow on trees! Fantastical nonsense, disgusting habits, the secret world of pets, and the not ...


Helen Of Troy
Helen Of Troy
Dimitris Tsalouma...


Helen of Troy and Other Poems is Dimitris Tsaloumas‘s last book of poems written in English. It is a book of elaborate splendour, holding within it the breathtaking sequence ‘A Winter Journey‘ that co ...


Ned Kelly And The Odd Rellie: 50 Micro Lives Of Great Australians
Ned Kelly And The ...
Gerard Windsor
Michel Streich


All you need to know about Australian History Many Australians have made their mark with one outrageous quirk or exploit. Of course governing the nation and captaining the cricket team are important ...



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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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