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Photo: Roland Walker

Louise Carter

Louise Carter’s poetry has appeared in Meanjin, Best Australian Poems, Westerly, Cordite and other publications. Her poem ‘Hot Clouds’ was Highly Commended in the 2018 Judith Wright Poetry Prize and in 2020 her poem ‘History of Sadness’ was Highly Commended in the Blake Poetry Prize. She lives on Gadigal land and is a member of the Writing & Society Research Centre at Western Sydney University. Golden Repair (2023) is her first book.


Golden Repair

Louise Carter

88 pages
Paperback, 21 x 14.8 cm
Published August 2023
ISBN 9781922725479

Presenting a bold new voice in Australian poetry, the poems of Golden Repair are infused with a romantic sensibility, dramatising the ways in which relationships are played out in ordinary circumstances – on balconies, against skylines, and in backyards and streets.