We are thrilled to have two poetry collections nominated for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2012. Gig Ryan’s New and Selected Poems and John Mateer’s Southern Barbarians. For more information and the full shortlist, click here.
Giramondo has now published seven titles in Giramondo Shorts, a new series of short form, short print run books, designed to take account of the new technologies of digital printing, and to appeal to a community of literary readers. The series carries a quote from Les Murray’s poem ‘The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forever’: ‘it is […]
Between November 2011 and January 2012, more than 16,200 readers voted online through the ABC Arts Gateway and at their local libraries to choose eight titles, one for each state and territory, which would provide the basis for Australia’s biggest book group in 2012. The winners were announced at the launch of the National Year […]
[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Kevin Hart will deliver the 2009 Blaiklock Memorial Lecture, speaking on the singularity and immanence in the work of Robert Gray: ‘Only This: Reading Robert Gray’ Thursday 16 July Woolley Common Room, John Woolley Building A20 Science Road, The University of Sydney 6.00 for 6.30pm […]
The Poet’s Life Works is celebrating four major Australian poets over four months. Each month, the project features one poet performing a new work in a Sydney space – surrounded by items, sounds, samples and symbols of their poetry.