Gemma Troy spent her childhood hunting for gold with her father, camping in fern gullies, and collecting keepsakes from the outdoors. Pebbles, nests, shells, seed pods, plants, bones, feathers - if it's beautiful, portable, and can be spared by the earth, Gemma takes it home as a re... read more
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
From thirteen-year-old award-winning slam poet Solli Raphael comes Limelight, an extraodinary book that showcases that age is no barrier to creating poetry that inspires social change and positive action.
Limelight is a unique collection of slam poetry paired... read more
A Sunday Times and New York Times bestsellerA deeply moving, gorgeously illustrated short story for people of all ages from the international bestselling author of The Kite Runner, brought to life by Dan Williams's beautiful illustrations'The book may be brief, but it is beautiful, poetic... read more
Another gorgeous collection of poetry and prose from Australian poet and social media sensation Beau Taplin. Beautiful, inspiring, and empowering, Worlds of You sweeps readers away on a journey of emotion. Filled with lyric wisdom, Taplin's second book expands on the themes introduced in Bloom, offering insight and comfort.
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The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry is a comprehensive survey of the state's poets from the 19th century to today. Featuring work from 134 poets, and including the work of many WA Indigenous poets, this watershed antho... read more
In the bright mirror morning, I scratch at flaked skin & peel lengths of stringy flesh to expose crackle quartz jutting from my neck. In this highly original debut collection, Rae White's edgy and playful poems challenge notions of category, identity, form and gender. Bodies transform, ... read more
David Moody's poems in Ordinary Euphoria do even more than help us see the significance of apparently ordinary moments to our lives. Accessible and thought-provoking, from the short, humorous poems such as If to the longer ones such as Compassionate People and Smokescreen, this bea... read more
'One of the most important and influential writers of our time' Sunday Times Clive James has been close to death for several years, and he has written about the experience in a series of deeply moving poems. In Sentenced to Life, he was clear-sighted as he faced the end, honest... read more
In this remarkable debut poetry collection, National Book Award finalist and Iraq war veteran Kevin Powers creates a startling, affecting portrait of a life shaped by war. LETTER COMPOSED DURING A LULL IN THE FIGHTING captures the many moments that comprise a soldier's life: driving down the Texas hig... read more
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John Keats (1795-1821) asked that his gravestone carry only the phrase 'Here lies one whose name was writ in water.' But although his life was short, he left work that sets his name among the greatest in English poetry, and the most admired by other poets. This p... read more