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.
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.
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.
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.
Hills Poets / Ripples
Settle in with a glass of wine maybe, and let our poetic words ripple though you.
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.
Jayne Linke / Nature's Cache
To wander through the natural world accompanied by Jayne’s poetry is to see it come alive with vivid colour, texture, sound and scent.
Geoff Lucas / A Gentle Armour
These poems are explorations and celebrations of a wide variety of subjects and themes across a broad spectrum of time and place.
Rosemary Winderlich / Sky Roads, Sea Roads & Dreams
Where I have been, the map lives - friendships, vistas, birds’ cries.
Belinda Broughton / Not Looking For Signs
"Her poems, showing us the wonder of the world – from the towering magnificence of trees to blue wrens singing their ‘hopeful songs’ - are prescient reminders of all we stand to lose if we, as human beings, continue to see ourselves as the centre of the universe.” - Louise Nicholas