Robyn Black / No Straight Lines
No Straight Lines is a book of warm, but never soggy, poems. It is a book where empathy shines.
Dianne Lucas / Coolamon Girl
Wryly humorous and scarifyingly honest, Coolamon Girl is a beautifully crafted memoir of a daughter terrified of her mother.
Charles Freyberg / The Crumbling Mansion
A dream/memoir, sharply observed, calling full blast from an era bulldozed and broken.
Kathryn Fry / The Earth Will Outshine Us
Kathryn Fry offers a kaleidoscopic dazzle of imagery from the natural world.
Rees Campbell / Pointing the Way Home
Love in all its seasons and place in all its intricacies are the arteries that drive Rees’s poems.
Brenda Eldridge / Flower Child
Flower Child is a tiny glimpse of a time, the place and some of the people that laid the foundations of who I was to become.
David Williams / An Unstoppable Runner
David Williams, seventy-four years old and a long-time resident of Flinders Island, Tasmania, tells the story of his lifelong running adventure.
Stephen Matthews (editor) / Milestones
To read this collection from beginning to end is to take a poetic journey through the triumphs and setbacks of everyday life.
David Bailes / Black White Red: A poetic history of Central Australia
In 2002, David’s interest in the family history led to the discovery of the Aboriginal Bailes. David became very close to Billy Bailes, who was the senior member of their Aboriginal family. Billy’s stories and knowledge inspired David to write the fascinating history of their family.
Colleen Keating / Olive Muriel Pink: Her radical and idealistic life: A poetic journey
Olive Pink is one of Australia's unsung heroines. In this original and deeply moving biographical verse novel, Colleen Keating enables Olive Pink’s experiences with Aboriginal people in Central Australia to emerge with sensitivity, intellectual curiosity, understanding and grace.
Mary E McCarthy / Damurruŋ’puy Mälk Saltwater Skin
Mary McCarthy is a storyteller, artist, teacher, healer, creative and intuitive who gently plaits her accounts in this exquisite memoir of living and working in remote Arnhem Land.
Carol Chandler / Watched and other stories
This is rich, liminal prose that keeps you constantly engaged, wanting clarity and resolution in a world of compromised relationships and disturbing self-awareness.
Jack Oats / Sonnets and Sunshine
This third collection by Jack Oats pokes fun, casts doubts, evokes anger, brings tears, celebrates Australia’s natural and cultural heritage, shares hope, shows gratitude, gives love.
Steve Tolbert / Last Stop Ladakh
Joe Broughton decides to head off into the unknown one last time, specifically to the Himalayas: quiet, Luddite-friendly, far removed from humanity gone Twitter-mad.
Brenda Saunders / Inland Sea
Inland Sea is a work which addresses, close up, the intricate wonder, the fragility and adaptation of the unique Australian environment.
Ann Lax / Collected Poems
This collection, bringing together poems written over a period of ten years while Ann Lax was a member of Poets Zinc, a poetry writing group, shows the diversity and progress of her art.
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.
Linda Boulton / Pas de Deux: A Carer's Story
This affecting and intimate memoir is a true and honest account of their shared experience of illness and family caregiving.
Elizabeth Goodsir / Like a Flash Eclipse
Against a back drop of bondless wild fire, poetry of losing and parting unearthing and resurging.