Poets Corner / From Our Desks
This book represents the work of 35 poets who have been either regular attendees at Poets Corner or one of the many guest poets over the years.
Stephen Smithyman / Halfway and Back
Halfway and Back covers the years 2013 to 2017 and functions as a kind of informal, poetic diary of encounters and events from the poet's life in those years.
Geoffrey Lilburne / The Life Between
The Life Between reflects an observation of Tim Winton’s that West Australians feel caught between sea and desert.
Stephen Alomes / Selective Ironies
Selective Ironies pursues the little and the dark ironies of everyday life and their consolations.
Geoffrey Miller / Memory Creases
Memory Creases is a delightful second collection from the warmth and wisdom of a poet well worth engaging with.
T M Collins / The Cold Stones of Feeling
The Cold Stones of Feeling has been eleven years in the making and almost every poem has been published and or received an award. It is a collection that may well be the poet’s last full book of poetry.
Michele Fermanis-Winward / A Larrikin in the Blood
From a small Hampshire village in 1750s England to 1870s boom-town Melbourne, here are the stories of six women whose lives were impacted by the choices made by John Avery, my four times great grandfather.
Judy Rafferty / Inside the Room
Thoughtful reflections on the emotional work which forms and maintains human relationships from a poet who has spent a career helping people with the challenges of human being.
Joanna Van Kool / Now and Then
Joanna Van Kool’s poetry is sensitive, thoughtful and real. It leaves a memorable trail to ponder.
M.M. Riches / The Crossing
When young novice Sister Anthony is assigned to St Cuthbert’s orphanage, she is ill-prepared for the shocking revelations that will challenge everything she believes and bring her into conflict with her superiors, her family and her church.
Colin Rogers / Of Gods, Guitars and Grafters
Four stories that draw upon both the author’s personal experiences and reflect his abiding curiosity about our social history and the manner in which people interact with each other.
Michael Byrne / A Life in Writing
A Life in Writing charts the evolution of Michael Byrne as an award-winning poet in the Australian Capital Territory.
John Bartlett / Awake at 3 a.m.
Loss, longing and nostalgia infuse the poems in this poignant collection.
Richard Stanton / Seven Car Loads of What You Need
In life you may have many wants and even more desires. You can have, however, no greater number of needs than those you can load in to a 1969 Valiant sedan x 7.
Graeme Hetherington / Another Love, Another Life
Graeme Hetherington’s poems of loves and lives past are works of darkness describing human connections that lead ultimately to loss and loneliness.
Hilda Metcalf Hunt / Blackberries and Golden Wattle: The Thorns and Beauty of a Childhood in the Adelaide Hills
Blackberries and Golden Wattle is an evocative and delightful life story of three families, of the fragility of life, resilience and recollections, recounted through the eyes of the author.
John Watson / Two Legends
The story of Frank O'Hara's lunch hours, followed by a modern take on the tale of Cupid and Psyche.
Garth Alperstein / The Fourpenny Axe and a Snooker Cue: eBofolo remembered
This is a story about growing up in a small racist town in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, during the Apartheid years. The author is the oldest son of the town’s mayor, a publican. He grew up between the hotel, where he was exposed at an early age to much of the town’s less salubrious goings on, and a harsh boarding school experience.
Jenni McMullan / A Good Girl...Seldom
From the cobbled streets of Macclesfield, Cheshire to the golden sandy beaches of the New South Wales south coast, this memoir charts the life of Annie Gidman.
Kathleen Fernandes / Wicked & Whimsical
From the pampered to the parsimonious, the strange to the ridiculous, this collection of short stories will amuse, tease and mystify. It will appeal to anyone who likes a laugh and who is bored reading about nice people.