Books in category Poetry – Australian & Oceanian

  • The Passenger

    The Passenger
    Laurie Duggan

    The Passenger is a collection of poems that shows Duggan? continued interest in place and a marked tendency to memorialise; that is, a continued interest in ways of rendering the world and the world of experience as both present and as …

  • Reality

    Reality
    Pauline Hatton

    She trained as a psychiatric nurse in England and then moved to Adelaide, Australia. She has also trained in general nursing. This is her first book. Her next will feature more poetry and some short stories.

  • Museum of Space

    Museum of Space
    Peter Boyle

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  • On Reflection

    On Reflection
    David Musgrave

    "This is a genuinely innovative take on self-consciousness: it cheeks the character's self-pitying hesitation to call himself a poet, celebrates his disappointments and listlessness, and neatly contrasts the 'poetry of commerce' with what …

  • 1001 Songs

    1001 Songs
    Toby Creswell

    RocKwiz 1001 Songs tells the stories behind the best and most popular songs of the last century.

  • Favourite Monsters

    Favourite Monsters
    James Brown

    "Full of stories, jokes, and stolen lines, this collection from a leading young New Zealand poet includes many voices and covers subjects ranging from world politics to parenthood, art, and religion."

  • Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry

    Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry
    John Kinsella, Tracy Ryan

    Featuring work from 134 poets, and including the work of many WA Indigenous poets, this watershed anthology brings together the poems that have contributed to and defined the ways that Western Australians see themselves.

  • Just This

    Just This
    Brian Turner

    The mountains and lakes of the central South Island have a strong presence in the imagery, while wry observations of people in that landscape move the collection far beyond the confines of simple landscape poetry.

  • James K Baxter

    James K. Baxter
    James K Baxter

    James K. Baxter: Poems offers a fresh, uniquely personal look at the work of Baxter, a rare insight into the creative relationship between two leading writers, and reminds how crucial it is that we listen to our poets.

  • The Postcult Heart

    The Postcult Heart
    Susan Bradley Smith

    Presuming to tell the love stories of real women, this collection offers a grim yet gorgeous wisdom won through a moral intensity that is fierce, raking, but also forgiving.

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