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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 ...

Museum Of Space
Museum Of Space
Peter Boyle

‘Questioning what it means to be human lies at the heart of this new collection by Peter Boyle. These are poems which intuit that a certain kind of looking is required in order to see. It is a gaze t ...

Extraction Of Arrows
Extraction Of Arro...
Kathryn Lomer

Extraction of Arrows is Kathryn Lomer’s first collection of poetry. Divided into three parts, the poems represent a journey, beginning with traveling days in Ireland and Spain and with glances back to ...

Laurie Duggan

In Mangroves, former Melbourne poet Laurie Duggan turns his camera-like focus on Brisbane and its mangrove-lined inner city haunts. His irreverent, many-layered renderings of his new surrounds will co ...

Gwen Harwood Collected Poems
Gwen Harwood Colle...
Gregory Kratzmann
Alison Hoddinott

This definitive collection is a bumper edition of over 600 pages of published and previously uncollected poems, many illuminated by the poet’s own notes.

The Best Australian Poetry 2003
The Best Australia...
Martin Duwell
Bronwyn Lea

The Best Australian Poetry 2003 is the first in a series of anthologies that will be produced annually by UQP to showcase the very best in contemporary Australian poetry. Each year, a guest editor is ...

Immigrant Chronicle (New Edition)
Immigrant Chronicl...
Peter Skrzynecki

Peter Skrzynecki is a poet and fiction writer of Polish-Ukrainian descent. His poems are largely poems of reflection and observation, but in the course of their "meditations" on experience they touch ...

Skinned By Light: Poems 1989-2002
Skinned By Light: ...
Anthony Lawrence

From his first book, Dreaming in Stone, to his fifth volume The Viewfinder, Lawrence's imagination records a foray into unknown territory. There are wonderful animals and birds, volcanoes and tropical ...

Michael Dransfield: A Retrospective
Michael Dransfield...
John Kinsella
Elspeth Dransfiel...

Always controversial, poet Michael Dransfield's life story has tended to obscure his talent and achievement. Tales of drugs, sexual ambiguity and mythical and ancestral kingdoms have become iconic in ...

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My Lover
My Lover's Back
M.T.C. Cronin

"You come to me with nothing in your hands. Mouth empty but for the quickening of a kiss. Spine bending as you fish for the fish. I take your hips into the bay of my hands and woo you with every soft ...

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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.


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