I run as fast as ink but we are both dissolving: when I reach you, we become a corner of the sea. A Kinder Sea explores the sea as sanctuary, hoard and repository. Composed of sequences - love letters, elegies, narratives and odes - it looks outwards from the intimate to take in others' lives and voices ...Show more
When an inland tsunami floods the foothills of a mountain city, a woman survives the inundation of her home, alone. This edgy, potent verse novel circles the scene like the cadaver dog whose work it is to search for those who are missing. Reimagining traditions of bush gothic and outback horror, Luke Be ...Show more
An up-to-the-minute selection by one of Australia's most distinguished poets. Malouf's best poems, with their grace and intelligence, remain among the finest examples of the Australian lyric. An essential compendium for all lovers of literature.
Spanning poems written in the United States, Central America, Europe, and Australia, The Hazards is a dazzling and inventive collection. Opening with a vision of a leveret's agonizing death by myxomatosis and closing with a lover disappearing into dangerous waters, Holland-Batt reflects a predatory worl ...Show more
Winner of the 2008 Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize Vanishing Point opens with a surreal vision of creativity and mourning and returns to the flakes of desire, memory and dreams. By turns witty, vulnerable and passionate, Vanishing Point traces the currents of the imagination and the erotic ...Show more