y The Best Australian Poems 2010 anthology   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'Selected by one of Australia's most acclaimed poets, this inspired collection captures the richness and scope of present-day Australian verse. It features innovative and exciting poems - many published here for the first time - from our best-known poets as well as daring and insightful works from rising stars.

Together they create a lively sense of conversation, of voices criss-crossing the continent, exploring the many themes that animated and inspired the nation's poets in 2010.' (From the Publisher's website)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Language(s)i"I'll speak you mine, you speak me yours", Ali Alizadeh , 2004-2010 single work poetry (p. 1-2)
By Accidenti"Tonight I can write if not the saddest lines,", Chris Andrews , 2010 single work poetry (p. 3)
Writing a Dear John Letter While Reading Abraham and Toroki"Dear [insert name here],", Meera Anne Atkinson , 2010 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
What a Pencil Can Doi"Is nothing a word is unable. To undo a twisted knot, holding a", Luke Beesley , 2010 single work poetry (p. 6)
Flower Stalli"Whenever I come to Sarnath", Judith Beveridge , 2010 single work poetry (p. 7)
Ground Swelli"So many insects clicking, jumping up against my legs", Judith Beveridge , 2010 single work poetry (p. 8)
Yasodharai"At night I think of her hair like a free hoard", Judith Beveridge , 2010 single work poetry (p. 9)
The Blind Minotauri"Night's the ground beneath my feet", Judith Bishop , 2010 single work poetry (p. 10)
Brief Lifei"Alone Sunday", Ken Bolton , 2010 single work poetry (p. 11-14)
Summer Dayi"Not words on a page", Peter Boyle , 2010 single work poetry (p. 15)
Towns in the Great Desert (2)i"The size of tall-masted ships,", Peter Boyle , 2010 single work poetry (p. 16)
Alibi at the Start of Summeri"In backwards, sea spray thinning ash as the city", Michael Brennan , 2010 single work poetry (p. 17)
Rats, Lice and Historyi"This morning, making coffee, I watched", David Brooks , 2010 single work poetry (p. 18-20)
Mary Shelley's Mani"singed", Jen Jewel Brown , 2010 single work poetry (p. 21-22)
Spirulina to Goi"if you haven't been lost", Pamela Brown , 2010 single work poetry (p. 23-28)
Fueli"You asked to stop there for a can of coke, you need to piss", Allison Browning , 2010 single work poetry (p. 29)
From 'Crevice' a Mnemonicai"i read doris lessing in delhpi", Joanne Burns , 2010 single work poetry (p. 30-33)
Childi"At thirteen if she closes her eyes", Elizabeth Campbell , 2010 single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Dead Finishi"In a few days the sea", Bonny Cassidy , 2010 single work poetry (p. 36)
Lu Xun, Your Handsi"Lu Xun, your hands", Eileen Chong , 2010 single work poetry (p. 37-38)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2010 .
      Extent: xvii, 232pp.
      ISBN: 9781863954969
      Series: y The Best Australian Poems Black Inc. (publisher), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2003- Z1845184 2003 series - publisher poetry 'Each year the Best Australian collections - essays, stories and poems - bring together the best and brightest that has been written across the country. Selected by an eminent writer, these are collections that show the full range of writing we produce, recalling the year that has just been.' (From the publisher's website.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Jonathan Hadwen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 6 no. 2 2012;

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
A Bat Is Not Always a Bat Lyn McCredden , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 January 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
Get with It! Philip Mead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 328 2011; (p. 28-29)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
…In Layers Rather Than Clusters… Louise Waller , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , February no. 8 2011;

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
An Australian Feast William Charles , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , December no. 370 2010; (p. 33)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2010 2010 anthology short story extract ; New Australian Stories Two 2010 anthology short story ; Griffith Review no. 30 Summer 2010 periodical issue ; Kill Your Darlings no. 3 October 2010 periodical issue ; The Best Australian Essays 2010 2010 anthology essay ; The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
Hot off the Presses Geordie Williamson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 December 2010; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Five Bells Gail Jones 2011 single work novel ; The Best Australian Essays 2010 2010 anthology essay ; The Body in the Clouds Ashley Hay 2010 single work novel ; The Philanthropist John Tesarsch 2010 single work novel ; The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Stories 2010 2010 anthology short story extract ; The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter 2010 selected work poetry
Poetic Voices at their Best Peter Pierce , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 December 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
A Good Catch in the Trawl Alan Gould , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 December 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
An Australian Feast William Charles , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , December no. 370 2010; (p. 33)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2010 2010 anthology short story extract ; New Australian Stories Two 2010 anthology short story ; Griffith Review no. 30 Summer 2010 periodical issue ; Kill Your Darlings no. 3 October 2010 periodical issue ; The Best Australian Essays 2010 2010 anthology essay ; The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
Hot off the Presses Geordie Williamson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 December 2010; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Five Bells Gail Jones 2011 single work novel ; The Best Australian Essays 2010 2010 anthology essay ; The Body in the Clouds Ashley Hay 2010 single work novel ; The Philanthropist John Tesarsch 2010 single work novel ; The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Stories 2010 2010 anthology short story extract ; The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter 2010 selected work poetry
Poetic Voices at their Best Peter Pierce , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 December 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
A Good Catch in the Trawl Alan Gould , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 December 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
A Bat Is Not Always a Bat Lyn McCredden , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 January 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
Get with It! Philip Mead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 328 2011; (p. 28-29)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
…In Layers Rather Than Clusters… Louise Waller , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , February no. 8 2011;

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
Untitled Jonathan Hadwen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 6 no. 2 2012;

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry
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