States of Poetry 2016

States of Poetry 2016 - Western Australia | About J.P. Quinton

Australian Book Review
Monday, 22 February 2016

J.P. QuintonJ.P. Quinton

J.P. Quinton lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. He is an adventurer an ...

States of Poetry 2016 - Western Australia | About Kia Groom

Australian Book Review
Monday, 22 February 2016

Kia GroomKia Groom

Kia Groom is founding editor of Quaint Magazine. The recipien ...

States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | About Adrienne Eberhard

Adrienne Eberhard
Monday, 22 February 2016
Adrienne Eberhard’s latest collection, The Shape of the Wind, is forthcoming from Black Pepper. Agamemnon’s Poppies (2003) was awarded second place in the Anne Elder Prize, Jane, Lady Franklin (2004) was featured on PoeticA ... ... (read more)

States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | About Graeme Hetherington

Graeme Hetherington
Monday, 22 February 2016
Graeme Hetherington, born in 1937, grew up on the west coast of Tasmania before attending boarding school and the University of Tasmania in Hobart, where he became a lecturer in the Classics Department. Not finding any Hittites, Greeks... ... (read more)

States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | About Jane Williams

Jane Williams
Monday, 22 February 2016
Jane Williams’s poems have been published widely since the early 1990s. She is the author of five collections of poems and one of short stories. Her most recent book is ... ... (read more)

States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | About Karen Knight

Karen Knight
Monday, 22 February 2016
Karen Knight lives in Hobart. She has been widely published and anthologised since the 1960s, and has written four collections of poetry. The most recent, Postcards from the Asylum (Pardalote Press, 2008), won the 2005... ... (read more)

States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | About Louise Oxley

Australian Book Review
Monday, 22 February 2016
Louise Oxley lives in the D’Entrecasteaux Channel area, south of Hobart. Her second and most recent collection of poetry, Buoyancy, was shortlisted in the WA Premier’s Literary Awards 2008 ... ... (read more)

States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | About Tim Thorne

Australian Book Review
Monday, 22 February 2016
Tim Thorne won the William Baylebridge Award in 2007, the Christopher Brennan Award in 2012, and the Gwen Harwood Prize in 2014... ... (read more)

When I moved to Canberra in 2000, I knew it only by the stories that are told of it: of a place lacking human qualities, but full of government processes. Living here, working in the creative writing program at the University of Canberra, and pursuing my own writing practice, quickly disabused me of that. The ACT I have come to know is filled with people who make, t ...

Prismatic and dynamic, Australian Book Review's States of Poetry anthologies are about refraction as well as brilliance, shade and trace as much as what is lit. If anthologies generate disagreement, it is because of an illusion that they set or express the fixed amidst a mobile and vibrant set of practices. The recurring, multifarious nature of States of Po ...