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Year of the Wasp
Year of the Wasp
Joel Deane
RRP: 19.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: 2016-06

‘It is rare and electrifying to read poetry with this much at stake. These poems are ‘written in blood ink’: everywhere charged with terror and longing. This is Joel Deane’s masterwork. Wild, bitter, rapturous, it is his ‘Howl’ and ‘Book of Revelations’. Magnificent!‘ — Lisa Gorton

 







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Content Liam Ferney

Author: Liam Ferney
RRP: 19.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: 2016-05

‘Content lampoons and laments the narcissism that accompanies the supposed information age … Ferney’s poems gun their way through a globalised economy with acronyms, diminutives, and inventive linguistic flares.’Gig Ryan

 


Devious Intimacy

Author: Ann Vickery
RRP: 19.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: 2015-12

‘This is arrestingly incarnated poetry diffused with female luminosity.’— Pam Brown


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Author: JW Clennett
RRP: 39.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: December 2015

On the 5th of May, 1821 Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France died of stomach cancer. Or did he?


Small town Soundtrack

Author: Brendan Ryan
RRP: 19.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: Dec 2015

‘In a tradition that includes Les Murray and Philip Hodgins, Ryan reminds us of the harshness of much country life … His poetry, with its unflinching portrayal of dairy farming and associated small-town life, is surely essential reading for inner-city cafe habitués.’ —GEOFF PAGE, THE AUSTRALIAN


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Author: Chloe Wilson
RRP: 19.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: Sept 2015

‘Chloe Wilson is among the most promising of Australia’s younger poets … Not Fox Nor Axe is a stunning mixture of myth, history and natural history, demonstrating both her ability to find new and intriguing angles on her subjects and her wit and dexterity with language.’ — Ron Pretty


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Author: Leila Abdelrazaq
RRP: 24.95 (inc. GST)
Pub. Date: August 2015

‘Leila Abdelrazaq tells a coming of age story that is funny, angry and deeply human … Baddawi is the story of her father’s childhood in a Lebanese refugee camp. It is also the story of hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians.’ — Molly Crabapple, author of Drawing Blood


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      ‘Leila Abdelrazaq tells a coming of age story that is funny, angry and deeply human … Baddawi is the story of her father’s childhood in a Lebanese refugee camp. It is also the story of hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians.’ — Molly Crabapple, author of Drawing Blood

    • Beneath Our ArmourBOA

      Beneath Our Armour is unique. This sequence of portrait poems covers vast tracts of history, geography, and personae in a way that is at once intimate and epic.

    • ContentContent Liam Ferney

      ‘Content lampoons and laments the narcissism that accompanies the supposed information age … Ferney’s poems gun their way through a globalised economy with acronyms, diminutives, and inventive linguistic flares.’Gig Ryan

       

    • Devious IntimacyDevious Intimacy

      ‘This is arrestingly incarnated poetry diffused with female luminosity.’— Pam Brown

    • Father’s DayFather's Day

      Tony Birch’s first collection of stories, Shadowboxing, was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards in 2006 and was voted top five in a State Library of Victoria poll of readers’ all-time favorite books set in Victoria.