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.
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.
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.
Brian Brock / Summer Harvest: New and Selected Poems
With Summer Harvest, the Australian poet Brian Brock has offered us a feast of issues and moments worthy of serious consideration.
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.