Decima Wraxall / Stolen Fruit
A raw and real tale of pioneer life in the Australian bush against a background of World War Two.
Ouyang Yu / Terminally Poetic
'No one is spared in this exposé of Australian letters, certainly neither the poet nor his reader.' - Steve Brock
John Watson / Daphnis and Chloe
Daphnis and Chloe is the most acclaimed of the early Greek novels. Its popularity is enhanced by the splendid illustrations it has generated – from High Victorian to Bonnard and Maillol, and of course musically in the ballet of Ravel.
PS Cottier / Utterly
'I defy any poetry lover to read these poems and not fall a little in love with the author.’ - Judith Nangala Crispin
Roger Higgins / Facing the Sky
Roger’s poetry has been published in magazines and journals in Australia and overseas, and has regularly been included in the Friendly Street Poets annual anthology.
Mary Jenkins / Short & Sometimes Sweet
Short & Sometimes Sweet reflects a long and varied life: from childhood memories of the Second World War to the travails and pleasures of old age.
Antonia Hildebrand / A Simple Twist of Fate
These stories show how your fate is twisted by choices you make.
Virgilio Goncalves / Quick as a Wink: 60 stories
Readers will find, within most stories, characters they identify with, either in vexed or, more usually, pleasant ways.
Melanie Duncan / To Breathe
To Breathe takes the reader on a captivating journey depicting everyday musings to recollections of carefree times.
Fraser Mackay / The Sudden Quiet: selected poems
Fraser Mackay’s wry ruminations are rooted in place and give off an air of hardy, solitary manhood.
Nicholas Hasluck / Rollo's Way
A lively memoir in which Nicholas Hasluck explores the life and times of his elder brother Rollo, an adventurer brimful of bright ideas and his own way of going at things.
Denise O'Hagan / The Beating Heart
The elegant assurance of these meditative and melodic lines remind us that poetry can be, as the author believes, ‘a form of music’.
Adrienne Cosgrave / I Have Secrets
Adrienne Cosgrave’s first published collection explores the human condition with originality and honesty.
Ian Coulls / Leaves of Life
This book is a compilation of writings by a man who describes himself frequently as 'white trash with a bit of education'.
Robyn Cairns / this peace
If humankind is to save Earth from environmental disaster, we need poets like Robyn Cairns to bring our attention back to nature.
Judith E.P. Johnson / briefly in spring: haiku & senryu
These tiny polished gems reveal a keen sense of wonder. They capture the essence of haiku in a way very few English language versions do.
Thérèse Corfiatis / Breath
Thérèse Corfiatis's passion for the natural world, its shape, substance and light and her exploration of the human condition offer moments in time that she hopes resonate for her readers.
Errol Dunn / Did That Really Happen?
A collection of humorous anecdotes from the workplace, the drinking place, the living place and a lot of other places.
Stephen Matthews (editor) / I Protest! Poems of Dissent
In these poems are to be found anger, anxiety, compassion, insight and sharp observation, expressed in the way that is the special gift of poets.
Jacqueline Lonsdale Cuerton / Prophecy & other stories
One remark can give rise to an idea which can lead to a variety of destinations.