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John Mateer

John Mateer has published books of poems in Australia, Austria, Portugal and the UK, and smaller collections in South Africa, Indonesia, Japan and Macau. World Literature Today has called him ‘the most recent reincarnation of the international poet’.

Mateer has been a guest speaker at writing festivals around the world.

Awards

NSW Premier’s Literary Award (Shortlisted 2013)
Victorian Premier’s Literary Award (Shortlisted 2013)
Prime Minister’s Literary Award (Shortlisted 2013)
Centenary Medal (2003)
Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry (Winner 2001)

Books available from Fremantle Press

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Anzac weekend in Perth

On the 2015 Anzac Centenary long weekend, Fremantle Press will participate in a three-day community event with free family activities designed to promote an understanding of the Anzac legacy.

At the Fremantle Press stand we’ll be helping children make their own semaphore flags and teaching them how to use them. »