A.C. Bland / The Final Trials of Alan Mewling
‘Black comedy with a deeply troubling brown dimension.’ - Catherine Ryan
Adrian Flavell / on drowning a rat
Adrian Flavell lives and writes in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. on drowning a rat is his ﬁrst collection of poems.
Adrian Flavell / shadows drag untidy
shadows drag untidy is Adrian Flavell's second collection of poems.
Adrian Lane / Face to Face
In this sensitive, fresh and varied collection, Adrian Lane celebrates God’s wonderful creation, from the Mediterranean summers of Montenegro to the Arctic blues of Greenland and northern Norway. Yet he is simultaneously frankly alert to the horrors, jealousies and brokenness of this world.
Adrian Lane / Southpaw
In this fresh, open and varied collection, Adrian Lane explores and celebrates life’s reversals and paradoxes. The poems travel through the seasons in a range of hemispheres.
Adrian Rogers / A Way Less Travelled
This collection features different ways of looking at the world around us, and the actions of people, trying to see everyday things in a different light.
Adrian Rogers / Between Two Hemispheres
Migration has played a large part in Australia’s history and culture since 1788, and in this collection Adrian Rogers reflects on the migrant experience, evoking the northern hemisphere through his knowledge of Ireland and setting it against the reality of modern Australia, thereby highlighting both the differences and similarities between the two hemispheres, seeking in the end to reconcile both.
Adrian Rogers / Music is a River of Life
In this collection, allowing for the inadequacies of language, I have been inspired by the music of twelve composers, from the Middle Ages to our own time.
Adrian Rogers / The Medicine Wheel
The Medicine Wheel turns through each of the eight sections in this collection, with the poems gathered into each part touching on many subjects: nature poems running through the seasons, personality portraits, social concerns.
Adrian Rogers / The Prisoner's Messenger
'…as exciting, intriguing and enjoyable as his previous books.' - Setu
Adrian Rogers / The Sun Behind the Sun
‘…a book to be enjoyed for its own sake, its quality of fine, delicately balanced verses, and the line-by-line artistry of words and rhythms… All of these poems dip into reality and turn it to beautiful music. Only a talented poet can do that.’ - The Write Angle
Adriana Wood / Sleeping on Trains
The concept for this book grew while I was commuting between Sydney and the NSW Central Coast, camera and journal close at hand. Misty reflections and images of the countryside, as in the cover photo, are like dream images in the labyrinthine mind, in half sleep, stirred by the motion of train or coach.
Adrienne Cosgrave / I Have Secrets
Adrienne Cosgrave’s first published collection explores the human condition with originality and honesty.
Adèle Ogiér Jones / Counting the Chiperoni
Chiperoni: term for a kind of fog, drizzle rain, experienced in the Shire Highlands of southern Malawi during the cold, dry season; name derived from Mount Chiperone, an isolated mountain peak at the southern extremity of East African mountain ranges, covered with montane forests and surrounded by deciduous woodlands.
Adèle Ogiér Jones / Afghanistan - waiting for the bus
Political themes are common in these poems, though more often it is the snapshot of ordinary Afghan people affected by the ongoing war, and the international security assistance forces and international aid agencies which feature.
Adèle Ogiér Jones / Beyond the Blackbird Field
‘Adéle Ogièr Jones takes us on a journey into the shadows of Kosovo struggling in the aftermath of war - trying to make sense of loss and displacement, and learning how to adjust to allow ‘new harmonies’. Her powerful poems make you simultaneously reflective and hopeful through stories only poetry can deliver.’ - Wendy Fleming (Melbourne Poets Union)
Adèle Ogiér Jones / Desert Diya
‘…powerful and enthralling…’ - Glenys Osborne, author of Come Inside
Adèle Ogiér Jones / From the Edge of the Pacific
The earliest poems in this collection were written between 1990 and 1995, and others twenty years later. They were written in and for different countries of the South Pacific, including Australia, a bigger island on the edge of the Pacific.
Airlie Jane Kirkham / A Kaleidoscope of Paintings
'Airlie paints pictures from her personal journey inviting us to share her love of beauty and the joys in her life.’ - Mary Taylor
Airlie Kirkham / There is a Light at the End of the Tunnel
I think my story is exceptional. Maybe you will think so too. Whatever one thinks, I have learnt through this story the value of persistence, patience, positive attitude and perseverance - such precious qualities in life. There is light at the end of the tunnel, but one has to find the way there.