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,...
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By David Ades
David Ades' luminous and honest collection, Afloat in Light, is chiefly a celebration of fatherhood and of paying attention, utilising Simone Weil's notion that 'attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity'. The collection extends to existence and loss, and a discourse on motive and meaning....
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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
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
By John Falzon
Communists like us is simple love story, a little fiction told in a hundred poems, a hundred little places to live large, fragments of a story of love in a time of struggle. But then, when isn't it a time of struggle? And when is a story...
Paper - 9781742589411 - $ 22.99
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 forebearers' lives, both before transportation...
Paper - 9781742589183 - $ 22.99
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 the Anthology of Australian Contemporary Feminist Poetry (Hunter, 2016). This collection is in two parts, with each one...
Paper - 9781742589398 - $ 22.99
Dominique Hecq writes through dulled topographies of mourning, avowing death is a "singular fear of finitude against a background of black light". Autobiographical, and sharply particular, Hush takes readers into an abyss where "grief is a caesura" and loss means "being hostage to a ghost". But...
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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...
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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