Poetry

We have a special interest in poetry, and stock collections of classical poetry as well as contemporary writers, both Australian and international.

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Guwayu - For All Times

Cover Image, Shoestring

Jeanine Leane
Magabala Books
ISBN 9781925936544
Paperback 2020
Price $AU 24.99
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Guwayu is edited by Wiradjuri poet, Dr Jeanine Leane, produced by Red Room Poetry, a leading arts organisation committed to making poetry in meaningful ways. This fiercely uncensored collection features 61 poems from First Nations poets in 12 First Nations languages, and together they are a journey through a range of poetic forms from lyric, confessional, protest, narrative and song, showcasing new voices and established poets.


The FlameCover Image, Fascists Among Us

Leonard Cohen
Canongate
ISBN 9781786893147
Paperback 2020
Price $AU 29.99
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Cohen's final work, featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits. The Flame is a gift, offering an intimate look inside the life and mind of a singular artist.


Green Shadows and other poemsCover Image, Art Making

Gerald Murnane
Giramondo Publishing
ISBN 9781925336986
Paperback 2019
Price $AU 24.00
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Gerald Murnane, now in his eightieth year, began his writing career as a poet. After many years as a writer of fiction, he returned to poetry a few years ago when he moved to Goroke, in Victoria, after the death of his wife. The forty-five poems collected here speak openly to the reader of the author’s memories, beliefs and experiences, and are an important addition to his internationally recognised body of fiction.


Leonard Cohen: Poems and SongsCover Image, Art Making

Leonard Cohen and Robert Faggen (ed.)
Everyman Library
ISBN 9781841597874     
Hardback 2011
Price $AU 24.99
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Back in stock with the Everyman Library series, and destined for the shelves of music lovers and poetry lovers everywhere.


Grief is the Thing with FeathersCover Image, Physick small

Faber & Faber
Max Porter
ISBN 9780571327232
Paperback 2016
Price $AU 19.99
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In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter. This sentimental bird is drawn to the grieving family and threatens to stay until they no longer need him.


White-OutCover image, Waltzing with Jack Dancer

Saxby Pridmore
Golden Orb Creative
ISBN 9781922198242
Paperback 2016
Price $AU 19.95
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White-out: selected published poems 1986-2016 brings together 194 of Tasmanian poet Saxby Pridmore's published poems to commemorate his achievement and contribution to Australian poetry: more than 300 poems published in over 40 different literary magazines and journals, including Quadrant, Studio, Famous Reporter, Blue Dog, Overland and Island.

"These poems consider everything human ...They're deft, poised, and compassionate. Many will stay in mind and invite revisiting ..." - Michael Sharkey, Editor, Australian Poetry Journal


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