The Best Australian Poems 2011

Author(s): John Tranter

Poetry & Verse

What a rich, strange and diverse lot these poems turned out to be . . . I suspect that these baroque and potent imaginings can only have come into existence as fragments of dreams or nightmares. - JOHN TRANTER In The Best Australian Poems 2011, celebrated poet John Tranter selects the most vigorous, varied and interesting poems of the last year. This sparkling collection shines a light on the phantasmagorial nature of poetry, evoking images, transformations and events that range from the playful to the melancholy by way of exuberance and satire. Featuring award-winning poems alongside brand-new works, as well as a mix of emerging and renowned poets, this is a volume of surreal beauty and emotional resonance. POETS INCLUDE- · Robert Adamson· Ali Alizadeh· Jude Aquilina· Ken Bolton· Pam Brown· Joanne Burns· Sarah Day· Bruce Dawe· Kate Fagan· Michael Farrell· Angela Gardner· Geoff Goodfellow· Lisa Gorton· Jennifer Harrison· Sarah Holland-Batt· Jill Jones· Cate Kennedy· Andy Kissane· Mike Ladd· Kate Lilley· Jennifer Maiden · David McCooey· Les Murray· Ouyany Yu· Felicity Plunkett· Peter Rose· Gig Ryan· Jaya Savige· Thomas Shapcott· Craig Sherborne· Pete Spence· Peter Steele · Maria Takolander· Andrew Taylor· Tim Thorne· Chris Wallace-Crabbe· Alan Wearneand many more . . .


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  • : 9781863955492
  • : Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited
  • : Black Inc.
  • : 0.245
  • : November 2011
  • : 1.6 Centimeters X 13.5 Centimeters X 19.8 Centimeters
  • : Australia
  • : October 2011
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  • : John Tranter
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