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James Ley investigates the role and work of the editor. He quotes from a range of Australian editors and authors including Delia Falconer, Michael Heyward, Ivor Indyk,Hilary McPhee, Aviva Tuffield, Janet Palfreyman, James Bradley, Michael Williams and Garry Disher.
Christopher Bantick argues that: 'For the future of Australian poetry, it has to be taught confidently and well. English teachers must be courageous enough to try and publishers and booksellers must insist that poems are part of any English education.'