Substantial, layered poetry deeply rooted in the author's Native American landscape. Personally and historically panoramic.
Dorothy Porter was one of Australia's true originals, renowned for her passionate, punchy poetry and verse novels. This collection, the best of her life's work as selected by her partner Andrea Goldsmith, presents the many facets of Porter, from her break-out verse nove... read more
These poems are an evocative documentation of the harrowing experiences of a child living in a hostile and unhappy home. Pain and bitterness accompany the conflicting emotions of growing up in a family torn apart by domestic violence and alcoholism.
|Awards:||Winner of Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2013.|
Kate Tempest is one of the most exciting and innovative performers to have emerged in spoken-word poetry in many years; her dramatic poem Brand New Ancients won the prestigious Ted Hughes Prize for innovation in poetry. Tempest's wholly unique blend of street poetry, rap and story... read more
Burning Plastic is a bold new book which works at the the of fictional forms... a stimulating blend of prose and poetry. These are fictions which both chart and challeng cntemporary experience... Wheter she is writing about relationships, the minutiae of everyday life or the TV myths of her generation... read more
An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn's acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy--including the first English translation of the poet's final Unfinished Poems--now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in ... read more
C. P. Cavafy (1863-1933) lived in relative obscurity in Alexandria, and a collected edition of his poems was not published until after his death. Now, however, he is regarded as the most important figure in twentieth-century Greek poetry, and his poems are considered among th... read more
Camp Marmalade takes the freedoms of trance utterance--unfettered verbal association, explicit auto-ethnography, erotic bricolage--and applies a more stringent sense of time-as-emergency to this liberation-oriented poetic method. Part diary, part collage, part textbook for a new School o... read more
'one of the most compelling voices in Australian poetry this decade' - Overland Literary Journal A haunting visit to the International Museum of Slavery, in Liverpool England. A feisty young black girl pushing back against authority. The joy and despair of single parenthood. A lo... read more
The landmark collection of verse and commentary by one of the mos provocative authors ever to chronicle African American gay life. With Ceremonies, Essex Hemphill offers an eloquent testament charged with the pure sexual force of pride.
"I speak for the thousands, perhaps hundreds of t... read more