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Five new chapbooks published and available now!


We are proud to announce the publication of five new chapbooks of poetry. This is an exciting and diverse series of chapbooks. Don't buy one; buy them all!

Palmistry
Christopher Ringrose
Christopher Ringrose's elegant and sophisticated verse explores mysteries, joys, experiences as they unfurl over decades. These are gentle, explorative, contemplative, but always surprising poems which repay reading and re-reading. Palmistry is the record of life which no one ever predicts.

The eye as it inhales onions
Lika Posamari
Presenting these intensely personal but always outward-looking poems, Lika Posamari explores the pain, strength, and wisdom that women draw from the complexity of their relationships across generations. These poems invite the reader to share Lika's startling, uncompromising, but ultimately triumphant conclusions.

The Geometry of a Thought
Gavin Mndawe
The poems in this collection are playful, energetic, and electrically intellectual. Influenced by the rhythms of rap and its inventive exploration and stretching of language to uncover new and unexpected connections, Gavin presents a collection which is simultaneously joyful and provocative.

Lightly, on the Skin
Em König
Em König has assembled a collection which experiments with forms and structures to present his ideas in poems which display themselves like carefully constructed scenes of a single work of theatre. His poetry is unmistakably personal, but never solemn, never self-important or self-obsessed. He shows how the most important touches may only initially touch us lightly, on the skin, but which may reverberate forever.

real and unreal
Stephen House
Stephen House's poetry is startling, direct, and fiercely honest. His poems hold your gaze while challenging you to look away. Stephen's poems are a masterful assertion of the existence and persistence of beauty, uncompromised, unblemished, unconquered. Stephen won the 2018 Goolwa Poetry Cup with a performance of two of the poems included in this collection.


Buy the chapbooks!

Chapbooks 2018

Palmistry

Christopher Ringrose

Christopher Ringrose's elegant and sophisticated verse explores mysteries, joys, experiences as they unfurl over decades. These are gentle, explorative, contemplative, but always surprising poems which repay reading and re-reading. Palmistry is the record of life which no one ever predicts.

Click on the image to buy this chapbook!

Chapbooks 2018

The eye as it inhales onions

Lika Posamari

Presenting these intensely personal but always outward-looking poems, Lika Posamari explores the pain, strength, and wisdom that women draw from the complexity of their relationships across generations. These poems invite the reader to share Lika's startling, uncompromising, but ultimately triumphant conclusions.

Click on the image to buy this chapbook!

Chapbooks 2018

The Geometry of a Thought

Gavin Mndawe

The poems in this collection are playful, energetic, and electrically intellectual. Influenced by the rhythms of rap and its inventive exploration and stretching of language to uncover new and unexpected connections, Gavin presents a collection which is simultaneously joyful and provocative.

Click on the image to buy this chapbook!

Chapbooks 2018

Lightly, on the Skin

Em König

Em König has assembled a collection which experiments with forms and structures to present his ideas in poems which display themselves like carefully constructed scenes of a single work of theatre. His poetry is unmistakably personal, but never solemn, never self-important or self-obsessed. He shows how the most important touches may only initially touch us lightly, on the skin, but which may reverberate forever.

Click on the image to buy this chapbook!

Chapbooks 2018

real and unreal

Stephen House

Stephen House's poetry is startling, direct, and fiercely honest. His poems hold your gaze while challenging you to look away. Stephen's poems are a masterful assertion of the existence and persistence of beauty, uncompromised, unblemished, unconquered. Stephen won the 2018 Goolwa Poetry Cup with a performance of two of the poems included in this collection.

Click on the image to buy this chapbook!


New poetry anthology for first half 2019
Keep an eye on the website for details of the new anthology we're proposing to publish in the first half of 2019: theme and editor to be announced shortly.


Featured books

Reginald Wells' explosive tales of life in rural Australia.

Previously only circulated in ragged samizdat manuscript, this collection of short stories is now available in an authoritative version. Destined to become an Australian classic.

Howard Firkin's novel explores the journals of Thomas Furphy to chart his extraordinary journey to discover meaning in the male role, reform the Australian political system, and regain sexual function.



The matriach of the first family of a once-thriving rural community sets out to restore the family fortunes and return their township to prominence.

Dirk Betbuch has created a compelling family saga of individuals trapped in a shared history. Shortlisted for the Maitland District Literary Prize.

Howard Firkin's eclectic play which features appearances by Martin Heidegger, Anne Hathaway (both of them), and Pish, the spirit of our age.

A story of love triumphant, even as it fails...

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