UWAP Poetry

  • A Personal History of Vision

    A Personal History of Vision

    By Luke Fischer

    A Personal History of Vision expands on the concerns of Fischer's acclaimed first collection Paths of Flight and embodies what Judith Beveridge has described as his 'seemingly effortless ability to blend visual detail and imaginative vision.' Intertwining the personal and the historical, the modern and the primeval,...

    Paper - 9781742589381 - $ 22.99

  • Border Security

    Border Security

    By Bruce Dawe

    'With each change of poetic clothes, at each moment, [Dawe] displays us ironically, satirically, good-humouredly to ourselves, with a warmth and sadness for humanity's follies.' - Thea Astley, Three Australian Writers 'Bruce Dawe is that rare phenomenon, a natural poet with a superlative feeling for language.' -...

    Paper - 9781742589138 - $ 22.99

  • Charlie Twirl

    Charlie Twirl

    By Alan Gould

    From the intrigue of his earlier poetry in fatalism and the mysteries of character, Alan Gould's interest has moved to music. In many of the poems in this book, the folk songs or the homages to Vaughan Williams, his enquiry is one of synaesthesia: What is it...

    Paper - 9781742589268 - $ 22.99

  • Dark Convicts

    Dark Convicts

    By Judy Johnson

    It is a little known fact that eleven African American convicts arrived in Australia on the First Fleet in 1788. Two of these ex-slaves were the author's ancestors. In extensively researched poems, award-winning writer Judy Johnson vividly portrays scenes from her black forebears' lives, both before transportation...

    Paper - 9781742589183 - $ 22.99

  • Flute of Milk

    Flute of Milk

    By Susan Fealy

    Flute of Milk is Susan Fealy's first full-length collection of poems after years of publication in Australian and US journals and anthologies including Poetry (Chicago), Island, Cordite, Rabbit and in the Anthology of Australian Contemporary Feminist Poetry (Hunter, 2016). The collection is in two parts, with each...

    Paper - 9781742589398 - $ 22.99

  • Melbourne Journal

    Melbourne Journal

    Notebooks: 1998-2003

    By Alan Loney

    'Is it possible, that this place, not 'the land of my birth' is where I might truly come to be 'at home'?' Melbourne Journal: Notebooks 1998-2003 is the third instalment in Alan Loney's notebooks, covering the period in between his previous publications (Sidetracks: Notebooks 1976-1991 and...

    Paper - 9781742589114 - $ 22.99

  • New and Selected Poems of Anna Wickham

    New and Selected Poems of Anna Wickham

    By Anna Wickham

    Edited by: Nathanael O'Reilly

    Anna Wickham (1883-1947) was one of the most important female poets writing in English during the first half of the twentieth century. A pioneer of Modernist poetry, she was also a fierce feminist, social activist, and friend of many significant writers, including D.H....

    Paper - 9781742589206 - $ 29.99

  • Rallying

    Rallying

    By Quinn Eades

    Rallying was written alongside Quinn Eades's first book, all the beginnings: a queer autobiography of the body, and before he began transitioning from female to male. A collection very much concerned with the body, and the ways in which we create and write under, around, without, and...

    Paper - 9781742589190 - $ 22.99

  • Snake Like Charms

    Snake Like Charms

    By Amanda Joy

    Amanda Joy's first book Snake Like Charms was five years in the making. It's grounded deep in reality as are the snake cultures and legends it draws from. Amanda Joy is a poet from the Pilbara and Kimberley regions of Western Australia, origin of the Rainbow Serpent,...

    Paper - 9781742589404 - $ 22.99

  • Star Struck

    Star Struck

    By David McCooey

    'In the beautifully calibrated "cardiac ward poetics" of Star Struck, David McCooey re-energises the old binaries of life and death, public and private, culture and nature. Irony's the pacemaker here, driving these superbly restrained poems home, though never at the expense of feeling and tenderness. McCooey understands,...

    Paper - 9781742589107 - $ 22.99