Volume 6 is edited by Mark Tredinnick, John Kinsella and Cate Kennedy.
This volume features nature writing as a form and has an essay from Nicolas Rothwell, the winning essay from the Nature Conservancy’s inaugural Prize for Nature Writing and a collection of nature writing from the Busselton Jetty Project.
Cate Kennedy has selected…Read more »
Renowned novelist and creative non-fiction writer, Robert Drewe teams up with internationally acclaimed poet John Kinsella, to explore a common geography in poetry and prose. The Australian Way Magazine calls it ‘evocative writing’ while Bookseller+Publisher calls it ‘excellent summer beach reading’.
Sand is quintessentially Australian. It is…Read more »
by John Mateer
The West represents twenty years of work by internationally renowned poet John Mateer.
Mateer’s poetry was described as ‘powerfully intense’ by The Japan Times. Antipodes said it was ‘risky and experimental’ while the Australian Book Review noted his ‘force and directness’. The Weekend Australian said Mateer was a poet ‘brilliantly…Read more »
Award-winning poet Caroline Caddy’s latest collection is an acutely observed meditation on her encounters with the world.
The Australian Book Review said Caddy’s ‘carefully crafted poems are refreshing journeys of discovery which open up unfamiliar places, bringing them potently alive.’ Quadrant praised her ‘stunningly original descriptions’…Read more »
by Scott-Patrick Mitchell, J.P. Quinton & Emma Rooksby edited by Tracy Ryan
New Poets is a celebration of three distinct new voices.
Editor and award-winning poet, Tracy Ryan, said the book combines ‘three quite different works, extremely diverse in tone and approach’.
The volume showcases the considerable talents of emerging poets Emma Rooksby, J.P. Quinton and Scott-Patrick Mitchell.
In Emma Rooksby’s ‘Time…Read more »
Volume 5 is edited by Carmen Lawrence, Caroline Caddy and Ray Coffey.
This volume features an opening interview by Delys Bird with celebrated Western Australian author Tim Winton. In this in-depth interview, Winton discusses everything from the position of the novel in Australia today to the way that writing can be considered a trade. indigo volume…Read more »
Ross Bolleter is an avant-garde composer and impresario of ruined piano players. In Piano Hill he expands his creative territory with a striking new collection of original poetry.
Meditations on the big themes of desire, love, death, and the passing of time, these are poems of celebration and regret, intimacy and broad sympathyRead more »
by David McComb edited by Chris Coughran & Niall Lucy
Brilliant songwriter and lead singer of the Triffids, David McComb, died in 1999 leaving behind a legacy of evocative music. Always more than a pop musician, McComb was a perceptive poet who explored and confronted addiction, pop culture, the colloquial and the metaphysical.
Collected and published for the first time, this is the poetry McComb wrote…Read more »
The short stories here were selected by award winning Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey and tell of a pool game at the Hyde Park Hotel, the inheritance of a broken limestone house in Fremantle, and how the colour of our skin protects us, or not, from inequity, injury and death. Relationships between mothers and daughters, and fathers and daughters, are…Read more »
This bumper edition, packed with short stories and poetry introduces a new section of creative non-fiction.
The opening interview with esteemed author and broadcaster Liz Byrski is followed with a passionate piece from Glyn Parry on the lost details of September 11, then Mark Naglazas of The West Australian, opens the debate on truth and fiction…Read more »
Whisky Charlie Foxtrot Reading
Annabel Smith’s Whisky Charlie Foxtrot was shortlisted for the 2013 Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The winner, Fish-Hair Woman was announced on Friday night. Here’s a reading Annabel prepared for her presentation at the Wheeler Centre award ceremony.