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Essential J.S. Harry bundle

J.S. Harry

This special bundle includes two collections by J.S. Harry, one of the great women poets of her generation.

Published in November 2021, New and Selected Poems is a commemorative volume with poems from her previous collections, as well as new poems written in the last years of her life. The poems included were chosen by J.S. Harry herself, in collaboration with her long-time friend, the poet Nicolette Stasko.

Also in this bundle is Not Finding Wittgenstein (2007), for which Harry won the Age Poetry Book of the Year Award. This collection brings together Harry’s Peter Henry Lepus poems not included in New and Selected Poems.

Normally valued at $55, this bundle is offered at $45 (postage is free within Australia).

About the Author

J.S. Harry

J.S. Harry published eight books of poetry in her lifetime, including The Deer Under The Skin (1971), one of the first titles in the historic UQP Paperback Poets series, Hold, for a little while, and turn gently (1979), A Dandelion for Van Gogh (1985), which was shortlisted for the National Book Council and the Adelaide Festival Poetry Awards, The Life on Water and the Life Beneath (1995), Selected Poems (1995), winner of the NSW Premier’s Award for Poetry, Sun Shadow, Moon Shadow (2000) and  Public Private (2013). Her collection of Peter Henry Lepus poems, Not Finding Wittgenstein (published by Giramondo in 2007) won the Age Poetry Book of the Year Award.

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