Jeff Brownrigg / Heaven, Earth and Canberra: Shakespeare and the Ghosts of Australia's National Film and Sound Archive
The National Film and Sound Archive has been touted as Australia’s most haunted building.
Jude Murphy / Scrapbooks and Broken Strings
Scrapbooks and Broken Strings recounts Jude Murphy’s formative years set firmly in the Australian 80s.
Judith E.P. Johnson / day moon fading
Each haiku is not a mere poetic sketch, but a journey to explore the mysteries hidden behind.
Christina Houen / A Practice of Loss: Memoir of an abandoning mother
The true-life story of a desperate choice and its heart-breaking yet redemptive consequences.
David Bunn / The Great Scheme
These poems try to make some sense of our disquieting times - without certainty, without buttressing from religion or ideology.
Paul Williamson / A Hint of Eden
Williamson presents great images and plays so well with colour in this collection. His environmental poems shine with naked engagement.
Rodney Williams / Two Runs Alongside the Island
This collection is underpinned by the belief we should show greater care for fellow humans; for our world; for other living things.
David Kelly / planes, birds, cats, things
Don’t be fooled by the simplicity of the title. Aspects of life, observation and appreciation are embodied in these poems.
Pip Griffin / The Climb Back
Poignant, sensual, spiritual, sorrowful, and funny, Pip Griffin’s latest poetry collection encompasses a life richly lived.
Magdalena Ball / The Density of Compact Bone
These poems are not only haunting, but haunted: by the sense of something undetermined gone missing and also by what is known to be lost.
Linley Walker / Lizzie's Journey to Yarra Bend
Lunacy is a crime when Lizzie sets foot in the new colony of Victoria in 1855. Based on extensive research, this is the story of her struggle with mental illness.
Tracey-Anne Forbes / Dangerous Places
Dangerous Places delves the depths of a struggle between desire and duty, between dreams and domesticity - and the myths we use to make meaning of our lives.
Catharine Steinberg / Heart Songs and Distant Prayers
For me, poetry is a symbolic form of language that embodies a multitude of meanings that are deeply sensed in the mind and body and require expression.
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.