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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 Best of Australian Poems 2021
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'Best of Australian Poems is a new annual anthology collecting previously published and unpublished poems to create a poetic snapshot of the year that was. Capturing the richness and diversity of Australian poetry, across a timeframe of 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021, the series will explore how poetic responses to the contemporary moment develop with each passing year.

'The book opens with an introduction by its 2021 editors, award-winning poets Ellen van Neerven and Toby Fitch. They discuss their approach to curating the 'aural events' of this inaugural anthology, which features 100 poems across a considered, also provocative at times, range of poetic voices, approaches and themes.

'The Best of Australian Poems (BoAP) series is published by Australia's national poetry organisation, Australian Poetry, and will feature two different guest editors each year.' (Publication summary)


* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Australian Poetry , 2021 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
91 Daysi"uncertainty is a virus", Sarah Temporal , single work poetry (p. 1)
A Muslim, Christmasi"The streets are empty-ish.", Omar Sakr , single work poetry (p. 2)
Actually Existing Australiai"Pale ankles in the mountains, divergences", Louis Klee , single work poetry (p. 4)
Advice to a Translator of Australian Poetry, Yu Ouyang , single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Albedoi"The aeroplane twitched away from my window.", Luke Beesley , single work poetry (p. 7)
Anneal This Breathi"ANNEAL | heat up and cool down", single work poetry (p. 8)
Anthropocene Poetics Part 2i"The man next to me on the train has a swastika tattooed on his left forearm;", Noemie Huttner-Koros , single work poetry (p. 14)
Arrivali"The dawn is flame-coloured. Where I have slept,", Kristen Lang , single work poetry (p. 14)
Arrival Time (In Fifteen Movements), Andrew Sutherland , single work poetry (p. 15)
Assimilation Is Not My Namei"a name ancestor", Kaya Ortiz , single work poetry (p. 17)
Aum Shinrikyo Farms Sarini"The sneer of a desiccated sheep", Damen O'Brien , single work poetry (p. 18)
Australian Open 1i"I've never been happier than at the tennis today, my son and I sitting", Lucy Van , single work poetry (p. 19)
Authority of Creeksi"I adore", Luke Patterson , single work poetry (p. 28)
Bidjigal Double Brick Dreamingi"The smell of Jasmine", Brooke Scobie , single work poetry (p. 30)
Border Control : Meditationsi"Were you born on a Thursday in Cleopatra", Sara Saleh , single work poetry (p. 32)
Breathi"J plays the radio in the bathroom, so when the news reports the next", Evelyn Araluen , single work poetry (p. 34)
Buried Versei"beneath our radiant second verse", Dominic Symes , single work poetry (p. 37)
Conmani"On Instagram, I read a screenshot of a Tweet saying,", Danny Silva Soberano , single work poetry (p. 39)
The Crayfishi"The river is cathedral cool. Libby wads in", Isabel Prior , single work poetry (p. 41)
Creation Lamenti"you see the vivid in everything", Claire Albrecht , single work poetry (p. 42)

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