Deb Stewart (editor) / Adelaide: Mapping the Human City
Close to a hundred poems by over sixty poets who will take you all over the city of Adelaide.
Helen Castles / Within the Light
Helene Castles creates exquisite imagery with beautiful word placement and choice of topic.
Elizabeth Goodsir / Like a Flash Eclipse
Against a back drop of bondless wild fire, poetry of losing and parting unearthing and resurging.
Doug Gregory / The Night is a Thousand Thoughts
The poems are honest, the language colloquial, as Gregory crafts candid and clever portraits of times past and of people he’s known.
Robin Sinclair / Upside Down World
This collection was put together during the long Covid lockdown of 2020.
John Watson / Three Obituaries and an Afternoon Tea
The three lives celebrated are of three diverse twentieth century figures. The Afternoon Tea is a Chekhovian affair shared with the poet Joseph Brodsky.
John Watson / The Tale of Gawain
Gawain and the Green Knight has been frequently translated but John Watson has chosen to devise a version running parallel to the original while avoiding direct translation.
John Watson / Four Refrains
Each of these Refrains demonstrates Watson’s verve and readiness to explore untrodden ways.
Adrian Rogers / Ecce Homo and Nine Painters
‘Behold the Man!’ How will nine painters, each with their own particular style, culture, attitudes and ambitions relate to the challenge?
David Atkinson / Strands and Ripples
David Atkinson’s latest collection is a cornucopia of the poetic spectrum; it confirms that he is one of Australia’s finest poets.
Jill Nevile / A Scent of Frangipani
Jill has not been afraid to bare her soul with poems of personal experience and her love and attachment to her furry friends.
Gabrielle Journey Jones / Etymology of Courage
Gabrielle’s poems are designed to be read out loud with a freedom which leads to personal resolution, revolution and joy.
Lorraine Haig / Paddling the Canoe
Lorraine Haig’s poems reflect the rhythms of the natural world and human relationships in states of flux.
Maybe Street: Selected Poems of Anna Buck / Edited by Tim Metcalf
One of the finest and most prolific poets ever to grace the Bega Valley Shire of New South Wales, Anna Buck was noted for her humour, attention to detail, and love of both people and the natural world.
Dianne Kennedy / Jellyfish Dreams
In creating the poems in Jellyfish Dreams, the poet draws on her love of mythology as well as her own life’s experiences.
Jane Williams / Points of Recognition
'Jane Williams’s eye and ear are trained to human idiosyncrasy and foible, and to the endless possibilities that are held within a life.' - Sarah Day
John Lowe / Houndstooth
John Lowe is fascinated by contrasts, especially when they come together, either to clash or complement each other.
Elizabeth Heij / Green Gardens of Life
Beware of assumptions about your elderly neighbours who came of age in the 1960s and 70s. Their thoughts just might surprise you.
John Watson / Plagiarisms
To render these theatrical interludes in verse is of course an indulgence but also, it is hoped, a tribute and an invitation.
Cynthia Hallam / Life Happens
Cynthia Hallam's poems, short stories and articles have been published in magazines and anthologies.