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We’re an independent Australian publisher based in Melbourne. We publish a unique blend of fiction, non-fiction and poetry and specialise in writing that is original and engaged — much of it written by young Australian writers you’ve never heard of, but should have. br>
- The shape of the curves is what matters and not their origin.
- ‘Now whoever has courage, and a strong and collected spirit in his breast, let him come forward, lace on the gloves and put up his hands.’
- ‘I wondered, what it is that we hear in silence.’ Patrick Holland on The Source of the Sound.
- Tony Birch Makes Miles Franklin Shortlist
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- Beneath Our Armour
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.
- Father’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.
- Good On Paper
‘A flawless evocation of the literature machine, a witty remodelling of a crime caper, a perfectly formed entertainment.’ WINNER — MELBOURNE LORD MAYOR’S CREATIVE WRITING AWARDS
- How a Moth Becomes a Boat
A father teaches his daughter how to break whiskey bottles. A woman looks for an old lover in a satellite photograph. A man finds the voice of his dead wife on an unlabelled cassette tape. A blind girl dreams about the taste of the moon.
‘Fiona Hile’s new book, Novelties, announces her poetry to the world as a pathematical tornado from the steppes … Novelties is absolutely singular poetry … It opens holes in knowledge and subtracts truths … Poets, beware: a figure like Milton or Lucretius walks here among us!’—AJ Carruthers, Cordite
‘Unique, subtle, exuberant and smart, Fiona Hile’s poetry is transformative, a sudden arrest in all the imagination can bear.’ — Peter Minter
- Beneath Our Armour