This is only David Malouf's third new poetry volume in nearly 40 years, so it is a significant publishing event. As one of Australia's greatest living poets, Malouf continues to meditate and reflect on themes of mortality and memory. The poems in An Open Bookare attentive and evocative... read more
"In ANATOMIZE, Natasha Dennerstein is the poet as sensual anatomist, delineating the corporeal realm with a kind of spiritual fervor. What we are, we are, she splendidly affirms, from our heads down to our toes. Reciting the saga of her own encounters with mortality, with beginnings and endin... read more
The mythical amazon goddess is at home in the freeway environment in this sophisticated West Coast poet's work.
Billeh Nickerson's poetry is colourful, witty, and wise, with undertones of sexy. By turns outlandish and poignant, Artificial Cherry heralds the return of Billeh's cheeky/sweet sensibilities. From Elvis Presley and glass eyes to phantom lovers and hockey haiku, you're never quite sure where Billeh wi... read more
As a performance artist, ustin Chin has created eight full-length solo performance works and several shorter works, which have been presented nationally and abroad. Attack of the Man-Eating Lotus Blossoms is a collection of these performance art texts, along with documents and scripts, that represent ... read more
The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Auden is just another reminder of his exhilarating lyric power and his understanding of love and longing in all their sacred and profane guises. One of En... read more
This new collection of verse from one of "rock's original poets" (New York Times) effectively transmits the effect and aura, as well as the innocence, that make Smith a rock star.
This second edition was originally published as Australian Love Poems 2013. It contains an updated forward has changes to the original cover.
It does not take long for Author and Melody to become inseparable, but as soon as they do, Time warns them to turn back while they can.
Will they heed Time's warnings, or walk on with Wind, hand in hand, down a path that could ensure their own tragedies?
Part fable, part poetr... read more
An urban poet. A poet of cafes and coffee shops. A poet of time and space. A poetry of language. A poetry of form and commitment. Visual poems, sound poems, number poems, work poems, love poems, Greek poems, poems about culture (and cultures).