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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Giramondo Poets
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y separately published work icon Picnic Fay Zwicky , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2006 Z1331175 2006 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2006
y separately published work icon Not Finding Wittgenstein Peter Henry Lepus Poems J. S. Harry , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2007 Z1422070 2007 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon Ardent Jane Gibian , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2007 Z1433393 2007 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon An Illustrated History of Dairies Joanne Burns , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2007 Z1433452 2007 selected work poetry A new collection by Joanne Burns, a poet noted for her laconic satirical style, Its nine sections offer an energetic mix of forms, perceptions, poetic strategies and shifts, which ensure that her subjects are always seen from an unexpected angle. -- from Libraries Australia record. Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon Press Release Lisa Gorton , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2007 Z1457171 2007 selected work poetry 'Press Release is Lisa Gorton's first book of poems. At its centre is a sequence set in the Mallee district of Victoria in the last years of World War II. Using elegies, dramatic monologues, portrait poems and lyrics, it explores the experience of first settlement in a meditation on ambition, patience and waste. Other poems are set in cities and in the future.' (Publisher's blurb) Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2007
y separately published work icon White Clay Lucy Dougan , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008 Z1340361 2006 selected work poetry 'A complex awareness of family life is at the heart of Lucy Dougan's new collection. Its narrative interweavings lead us from the world of books and romance into motherhood and its immersion in the world of children, then summon up, in turn, the poet's own childhood, and its barely recognised estrangements, 'the father that I did not know', and later a whole new family, to be reclaimed as her own. Dougan's poems are alive to the intimations which exist at 'the fugitive border of thought', and celebrate the imagination's power to mould, to recover, and to repair.' (Publisher's blurb) Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon The Australian Popular Songbook Alan Wearne , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008 Z1491950 2008 selected work poetry prose 'The Australian Popular Songbook is a suite (though not strictly a sequence) of 28 sonnets, other 14 liners and related verse forms such as villanelles. Each poem is inspired by a popular Australian song from circa the 1880s through to 1980. The book also includes a group of mainly narrative poems inspired by places, mainly suburbs, in Melbourne, Sydney and in one case Wollongong.'--Provided by publisher. Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon Young Rain Kevin Hart , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008 Z1543334 2008 selected work poetry (taught in 1 units) Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon A Raiders Guide Michael Farrell , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008 Z1547610 2008 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon The Other Way Out Bronwyn Lea , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008 Z1549407 2008 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008
y separately published work icon Fire Season Kate Middleton , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009 Z1340368 2009 selected work poetry The poems in Fire Season are illuminated by the intensity of everyday experience, dwelling in situations of want or absence, or radiant in the aura of those legendary beings, the heroines and monsters of film and story and myth, around whom the drama of life is concentrated. Alert to the forces which inhabit relationships, or exhaust them, and to the ways in which the moment is transformed by impending or departed consequence, the collection seeks to convey, as its title suggests, something of the vitality and the threat of fire, 'Something about heroism / and the weight of stone. Something about ash.' -- From the publisher's website Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009
y separately published work icon Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009 Z1571395 2009 selected work poetry Eighth Habitation takes its name from the Buddhist notion of purgatory, a mystic realm where the meaning of human lives are judged. The poems inhabit a range of landscapes and perspectives, in Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand and China, with an empathy and understanding that suggests a consciousness imbued with an Asian sensibility. Blending the cosmopolitan, the traditional and the unexpected, in their accumulation of detail they register the dignity and resilience of a world recovering from personal tragedy and the trauma of history. -- Publisher's blurb Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009
y separately published work icon Storm and Honey Judith Beveridge , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009 Z1641736 2009 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009
y separately published work icon Pirate Rain Jennifer Maiden , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009 Z1651151 2009 selected work poetry

'Pirate Rain builds on the highly acclaimed George Jefferies poems, exploring themes of power, violence, politics and love across Paris, Baghdad, New York and the waters of the Gulf.

The poems discuss the US Presidential campaign, the War on Terror, economic crises and celebrity meltdowns on the one hand, and intensely personal themes of anger, privacy, family, art and love on the other, bringing each into sharp and often biting relief against the other.

Pirate Rain is a vigorous, rich and witty collection, from one of the most individual voices of contemporary Australian poetry.' (From the publisher's website.)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009
y separately published work icon Southern Barbarians John Mateer , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009 Z1651154 2009 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2009
y separately published work icon Amphora Joanne Burns , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2011 Z1783840 2011 selected work poetry 'This new collection by Joanne Burns - her thirteenth - investigates and appraises spiritual and religious experiences, the traces they leave, and their impact on language. Amphora opens with an extended sequence on the lives of saints, narrated by the veteran of a Catholic upbringing, and a single-sex, convent school. These poems are populated by nuns and martyrs, pilgrims, priests and deities from both Eastern and Western religions.' [Publisher's blurb] Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2011
y separately published work icon Knuckled Fiona Wright , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2011 Z1808972 2011 selected work poetry The poems in Knuckled range from the flooded towns of the Snowy Mountains to the burnt-out landscape of Victoria to the holiday beaches of coastal NSW. A sequence set in Sri Lanka compares the poet's and her grandfather's different experiences of Asia - other poems pursue this experience in Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia. But it is the suburbs of Western Sydney, where the poet grew up and now works, that is her particular territory, with its mixture of voices and perspectives rendered all the more intensely for the compression and understatement with which they are presented. Knuckled is Wright's first collection of poetry. [From the publisher] Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2011
y separately published work icon Here, There and Elsewhere Vivian Smith , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2012 Z1857308 2012 selected work poetry autobiography Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2012
y separately published work icon First Light Kate Fagan , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2012 Z1857344 2012 selected work poetry 'First Light observes the details of the world with curious and restive attention. It explores the threshold between things and words, seeking out places where music and language are equal in charting human experience. Some poems sample from other writers to create new works, often as gifts for friends. Some meditate on the tipping point between poetry and prose, or revisit established forms, such as sonnets and love letters, to stage a conversation between poetry and song. Alongside these more experimental sequences is a series of discrete lyrics, 'Authentic Nature', which responds to specifically Australian habitats - political, cultural and ecological - while asking about the role of 'nature' in poetic writing. First Light is a book of sonic discovery, philosophical insight and formal playfulness; a precise study in the music of thought.' (Publisher's blurb)
Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2012
y separately published work icon Autoethnographic Michael Brennan , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2012 Z1901163 2012 selected work poetry Autoethnographic tunes into the feedback loops of liquid modernity and the strange loop of the self. With an anarchic openness to anxiety, dysfunction and the endless hunger for community, Brennan's third collection offers hallucinatory jumpcuts from a dystopic near-present inhabited by casino capitalists, bonobo cultists, free market geneticists, grifters, lurkers and lovers going about their business in the aftermath of the freedom agenda. Interrogating the surreality of perpetual growth and the violent ellipses of democratic capitalism, his short narratives are jagged canticles to the beautiful monsters of language, love, friendship and family; field notes from a protean and kaleidoscopic world governed by speed and recurrence, the flows of desire and the architecture of fear; a disorientating and relentless mix of elegy, anti-poetry and post human punk. [From the publisher] Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2012
y separately published work icon Goad Omen Corey Wakeling , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2013 Z1923757 2013 selected work poetry (taught in 1 units)

'Goad Omen is Corey Wakeling's first full-length collection of poems, a vibrant and witty interplay of depths and resurfacings, portraying a world littered with grim foreshadowings and kitschy memorabilia alike.' (Publisher's blurb)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2013
y separately published work icon Hotel Hyperion Lisa Gorton , Sydney : Giramondo Publishing , 2013 6128421 2013 selected work poetry Sydney : Giramondo Publishing , 2013
y separately published work icon Ephemeral Waters Kate Middleton , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2013 6151036 2013 selected work poetry (taught in 2 units) Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2013
y separately published work icon New Works on Paper Luke Beesley , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2013 6152767 2013 selected work poetry Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2013
y separately published work icon Unbelievers, or 'The Moor' John Mateer , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2013 6564720 2013 selected work poetry

'John Mateer’s previous poetry book Southern Barbarians traced the influence of the Portuguese empire in the Indian Ocean – it was shortlisted for the PM’s Award for Poetry and the NSW and Victorian Premiers’ Literary Awards. Unbelievers, or The Moor takes this exploration one step further, to recover its Arabic and Islamic origins in Al-Andalus, the Moorish state which occupied much of present-day Spain and Portugal from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries. A seat of learning and culture, which combined Muslim, Christian and Jewish influences, it provides a model for Mateer’s own mixed background as a South African Australian, and for his nomadic identity as a poet. The collection is much concerned with influential but invisible histories; with the poem as a moment of connection between languages and cultures, so that it seems already to exist in translation; with doubles and hauntings, friends in far places, and above all, what Mateer calls ‘the irony of Elsewhere’.' (Publisher's blurb)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2013
y separately published work icon Devadatta’s Poems Judith Beveridge , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014 6898099 2014 selected work poetry (taught in 4 units)

'Devadatta’s Poems complements the sequence ‘Between the Palace and the Bodhi Tree’, published in Beveridge’s earlier collection Wolf Notes, which followed the travels of Siddhatta Gotama before he became the Buddha, and portrayed the world from his disciplined and ascetic point of view. These new poems are written from the viewpoint of Devadatta, Siddhatta’s jealous and ambitious cousin, who attempted to murder him three times. They are marked by an extraordinary richness of language and detail, and a dedication to sensation, which is in contrast to Siddhatta’s purity, and caused at least in part by Devadatta’s desire for Yasodahra, his cousin’s wife.' (Publisher's blurb)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014
y separately published work icon The End of the World Maria Takolander , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014 6902293 2014 selected work poetry

'Maria Takolander is a poet of uncompromising vision and imaginative power. She strips the world of easy sentiment, restoring experience to the realm of the body and the materiality of history. Her work is characterised by gothic beauty, but it can also be marked by deadpan wit. This collection is divided into three parts, focusing on the alienating event of childbirth; those places of the poet’s imaginative landscape haunted by the past (Finland, South America, and Australia); and the cruelties suffered and inflicted by the human animal. The End of the World, Takolander’s second full-length poetry collection, reveals the strangeness of our lives in verse that is often provocative and always striking.' (Publisher's blurb)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014
y separately published work icon Final Theory Bonny Cassidy , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014 7193374 2014 single work poetry

'Final Theory is a long poem told in episodes, combining two fragmentary story lines – the one following a couple as they travel through landscapes which are at different times pristine and ravaged by progress; the other portraying the sensations of a child tumbling through the ocean, encountering evidence of lost worlds. Researched and composed in countries that were once part of the ancient supercontinent Gondwana – New Zealand, Australia and Antarctica – the poem places its figures within vast scales of time and space. The focus on two generations, the near-future and the far-off future, raises questions about the development of consciousness, and what place we as humans have in the unfinished process of chance and change.' (Publication summary)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014
y separately published work icon Brush Joanne Burns , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014 8009653 2014 selected work poetry

The title of Joanne Burns’ new collection brush highlights the reader’s first experience of a poem, its initial electricity; and the way the poem offers a surface of words that proceeds to reveal their possibilities or intentions. The central sequence ‘road’ is an animated display of the fashions of being in contemporary life – these poems are cheeky, playful, mercurial, surreal. Then there is the sequence called ‘bluff’, which excoriates twenty-first century financial culture with bite, hilarity and a sense of the absurd. There is a section devoted to personal memoir, including a five-part poem featuring Bondi beach, and a suite of memory fragments depicting twentieth-century modes of travel. The final group of poems, ‘wooing the owl (or the great sleep forward)’, explores the night, sleep and dreams, with their strange tones and surprising perspectives. There are 80 poems in the collection, most of them short, stressing the compressed pleasure that only poetry can offer. [From the publisher's website]

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014
y separately published work icon Drones and Phantoms Jennifer Maiden , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014 8106784 2014 selected work poetry

'Winner of the Victorian Premier's Literature Award, the richest literary prize in Australia Shortlisted for the international Griffin Poetry Prize Drones and Phantoms is a powerful successor to Maiden's prize-winning collection Liquid Nitrogen, and again features her unique interweaving of the personal and the political, in the use of intimate and public poetic modes within each poem and within the collection as a whole. The poems are in fact conversations, not only between the poet and the reader, but between historical and political figures, such as Princess Diana and Mother Teresa, Tanya Pliberesek and Jane Austen, Mandela and Obama, Queen Victoria and Tony Abbott, Kevin Rudd and Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who come to life in Maiden's poems to discuss their anxieties and ethical insecurities. There are also poems on the Cypriot financial crisis, Jimmy Hoffa, Judith Wright, Julia Gillard, the Copenhagen giraffe killing and Russian power in the Crimea. Maiden is unique both for the interrogative power of her poems, and the sense of vulnerability they express, in their subjects, and in the poet herself.' (Publication summary)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2014
y separately published work icon Fragments Antigone Kefala , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2016 9635376 2016 selected work poetry

'Antigone Kefala is one of the elders of Australian poetry, highly regarded for the intensity of her vision, yet not widely known, on account of the small number of poems she has published, each carefully worked, each magical or menacing in its effects. Fragments is her first collection of new poems in almost twenty years, since the publication of New and Selected Poems in 1998, and possibly her last. It follows her prose work Sydney Journals (Giramondo, 2008) of which one critic wrote, 'Kefala can render the music of the moment so perfectly, she leaves one almost singing with the pleasure of it'. This skill in capturing the moment is just as evident in Fragments, though the territory is often darker now, as the poet patrols the liminal spaces between life and death, alert to the energies which lie in wait there. And such energies! "Up, in the blue depth / a bird cut with its wings / the light / such silk, that fell / and rose, heavily, / singing through the air.' (Publication summary)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2016
y separately published work icon Lunar Inheritance Lachlan Brown , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2017 11542525 2017 selected work poetry

'A hoarding Chinese grandmother fills her home with objects, unable to distinguish between the value of things. Meanwhile, her Asian-Australian grandson travels to China for the first time, wary of the revelations that the trip might offer, as he tries to make sense of his own Chinese and Anglo-Australian background. In Guangzhou, Kaiping, Shanghai, and Beijing, amidst the incessant construction and consumption of twenty-first-century China, a shadowy heritage reveals and withholds itself, while the suburbs he knows from back home are threaded into the cities he visits, forming an intricately braided Chinese-Australian inheritance.' (Publication Summary)

Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2017

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