AustLit logo
Bamboo Creek single work   poetry   "Hardly Australia, this creek lined with 50 foot sticks"
  • Author:agent Mark O'Connor http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/o-connor-mark
Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Bamboo Creek
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

Latest Issues

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The International Terminal and Other Poems Christopher Pollnitz (editor), Newcastle : University of Newcastle , 1988 Z86703 1988 anthology poetry humour Newcastle : University of Newcastle , 1988 pg. 86
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Northern Perspective vol. 12 no. 1 Dry Season 1989 Z602223 1989 periodical issue 1989 pg. 8
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon North of the Ten Commandments : A Collection of Northern Territory Literature David Headon (editor), Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991 Z54431 1991 anthology poetry short story prose correspondence extract

    'The writers and story-tellers included in this collection relate an important, even epic tale. They tell a story which in 1988 (white Australia's bicentennial year) rarely received attention because, while it tells of courage and love, it also focuses on killing and conquest, eccentricity and madness, and a land as hostile and murderous as it could be gentle and caring...' (Source: Preface)

    Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991
    pg. 29
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Olive Tree : Collected Poems 1972-2000 Mark O'Connor , Alexandria : Hale and Iremonger , 2000 Z764696 2000 selected work poetry Alexandria : Hale and Iremonger , 2000 pg. 250-251
    Note: With first line: Hardly Australia, this creek's fifteen-metre sticks

Awards

1988 highly commended Northern Territory Literary Awards Poetry Award Bill Harney Bicentennial Poetry Prize
Last amended 4 Jun 2008 13:02:54
X