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Issue Details: First known date: 2001-... 2001- Salt Modern Poets
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y separately published work icon Beautiful, Unfinished : Parable/Song/Canto/Poem M. T. C. Cronin , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2003 Z1073837 2003 selected work poetry
y separately published work icon The Paradoxes of Water : Selected and New Poems 1970-2005 Rod Moran , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2005 Z1178635 2005 selected work poetry
y separately published work icon Blister Pack David McCooey , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2005 Z1178648 2005 selected work poetry
y separately published work icon Broken/Open Jill Jones , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2005 Z1180384 2005 selected work poetry

'These poems are traces and markings through continuous topographies – streets, shores, bodies. They offer an experience of language underway, of jumping into the midst. Their shifts and discontinuities open up spaces through the immediate, memory, the personal, the difficulties of being situated or identified. Many of them are shards, borrowings and reshapings of forms, overheard dialogue and writings and art by others, signs and relics of the concrete world, tensions in a moment, the overturning of the ordinary like a leaf, and the resistance of playing at edges.

'Jones uses the soundtracks of modern lives – weather and television, music and journeys – as she negotiates difficult harbours and debatable terrains with perhaps more tenderness than previously in these times which seem broken and open. The poems are also voicings of a self under pressure, or close to breaking into the open, imagined, uncertain. They juggle a distrust of too many explanations and a wanting to know, to investigate through word magic and formal strategies.

'More than ever, locations and displacements interest this poet, the incompleteness of all journeys, gaps and mistakes, where gaps are not empty, where absence is presence. The moves in the book work at times against Jones’ usual reception as an urban poet with a broader mapping than before. Some of the writing is sparser and more open, the meditative lyricism is tempered with a humorous scepticism and argument, the poems more intuitive. Longer sequences and serial poems blend the topical and musical with a subtlety of feeling, an ear for taut lineation strung together on a thread of three or four presiding images. ‘The pages colour with the various, speaking skin of it, life.’'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Blue Grass Peter Minter , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2006 Z1254954 2006 selected work poetry

A major work of lyrical complexity and ethical vision, a turning point for a maturing and daring imagination. The poems are alert, assured and readable, concentrating with sensual, empathic intelligence on extraordinarily everyday happenings. Australian poet. (Source: TROVE)

y separately published work icon Heart Print John Tranter , Cambridge Applecross : Salt Publishing , 2001 Z1005718 2001 selected work poetry Cambridge Applecross : Salt Publishing , 2001
y separately published work icon Doppler Effect John Kinsella , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2004 Z1173148 2004 selected work poetry This new selection of John Kinsella's innovative poetry gathers work from over fifteen years. Including seminal works like Syzygy and Erratum/Frame(d) as well as more fugitive publications like The Radnoti Poems and The Benefaction. Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2004
y separately published work icon The Paradoxes of Water : Selected and New Poems 1970-2005 Rod Moran , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2005 Z1178635 2005 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2005
y separately published work icon Rattus Rattus : New and Selected Poems Peter Rose , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2005 Z1202080 2005 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2005
y separately published work icon All the Time in the World Dennis Haskell , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2006 Z1254951 2006 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2006
y separately published work icon Along the Line Vivian Smith , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2006 Z1280089 2006 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2006
y separately published work icon The City of Empty Rooms Thomas Shapcott , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2006 Z1337568 2006 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2006
y separately published work icon It Feels Like Disbelief Paul Hetherington , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007 Z1367579 2007 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon I'm Not Racist, But... : A Collection of Social Observations Anita Heiss , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007 Z1387344 2007 selected work poetry (taught in 4 units) I'm Not Racist, but ... is a collection of social observations, thoughts and conversations that will challenge the reader to consider issues of imposed and real Aboriginal identity, the process of reconciliation and issues around saying 'sorry', notions of 'truth' and integrity, biculturalism and invisible whiteness, entrenched racism and political correctness.' Source: Publisher's blurb. Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon Event : Poems Judith Bishop , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007 Z1397253 2007 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon Elsewhere John Mateer , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007 Z1463053 2007 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon Dha'gun Jabree Djan Mitti : The More Complete Works of Lionel Fogarty Lionel Fogarty , Alex Hiatt (editor), John Armstrong (editor), Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007 Z1523279 2007 selected work poetry

'Of the Murri people, and born at the Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve in Queensland in 1958, Lionel Fogarty is a leading spokesman for Indigenous rights in Australia through a poetry of linguistic uniqueness and overwhelming passion. In resisting the colonising force of English, he has reterritorialised the language of the invaders and made of it a language that speaks for his people. John Kinsella argues that Fogarty is the greatest living 'Australian' poet, forging a poetics that captures the orality of his people's millennia of song cycles and spirituality, and also engaging with codes and tools of international modernism. Fogarty is at once verbally affronting and celebratory of his identity. A deeply 'political' poet, he is also a singer whose poetry seeks healing and redemption for the many wrongs done to his people. There is a rage in the work, and the murder of his brother Daniel Yock by police in 1993 (in a police van), as well as of his people in general, compels his poetic spirit.

'In a significant interview Philip Mead conducted with him in 1994, Fogarty said: '...Daniel was a Song Man and he used to make songs up from his own dreaming, and he knew a lot of different languages. He was a really special person to my children. A very culturally talented guy, very dedicated to his culture.' And it's that dedication to his culture that Lionel Fogarty carries into a poetry that is cyclical and declarative, deeply metaphoric and metonymic at once. The 'timelessness', the dreaming, the conversations between story and land, between the totemic and people, are beyond labelling. A unique poet, he has effectively managed to confront the persistent attacks by imperialist language, and (still) colonial culture/s, on his people's voice, by preserving its identity, and also creating something entirely new (an extension of what existed before), to fight the invader. A liberator, an innovator, and a writer with a purpose as crucial as the existence of his people. As Kinsella has said: 'Fogarty has de-hybridised his own language by hybridsing English with his people's language. It's a poetry that demands respect. In the poetry of the twentieth and twenty-first century, he is as essential and skilled as any. All of us should listen.' (Publication summary)

Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon I Con : New and Selected Poems Tim Thorne , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2008 Z1493772 2008 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon True Thoughts Pamela Brown , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2008 Z1523256 2008 selected work poetry (taught in 1 units) Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon Unanimous Night Michael Brennan , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2008 Z1523261 2008 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon Theatre Alison Croggon , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2008 Z1523268 2008 selected work poetry

'Alison Croggon's bold new collection, Theatre, uses a range of narratives, fables, monologues and compressed lyrics to examine female identity and the idea of divine experience. Stepping confidently between different registers and a wide range of forms, Croggon's poetry shows a writer at the height of her powers narrating a female world of folk tales, trials, challenges, transgressions, and mythologies, where rites of passage are both linguistic, spiritual and political, and where persona is stripped back to an essential humility always journeying into fragile and impossibly beautiful worlds.' (Publisher's blurb)

Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon Folk Tunes Alan Gould , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2009 Z1638685 2009 selected work poetry Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2009
y separately published work icon Ghostly Subjects Maria Takolander , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2009 Z1638692 2009 selected work poetry In Ghostly Subjects, Maria Takolander applies her unflinching gaze to topics ranging from the Madrid train bombings to sex dolls, from domestic violence to poetry readings, and from love games to cosmetics. The world portrayed in this striking collection is intensely uncanny and rendered with a distinctive precision of language and vision. (Publisher's blurb) Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2009
y separately published work icon Supermodernprayerbook Susan Bradley Smith , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2010 Z1761869 2010 selected work poetry (taught in 1 units) Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2010

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