States of Poetry 2016 - TAS | About Louise Oxley

Australian Book Review

Louise Oxley 250Louise 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; her poems have also won awards such as the Bruce Dawe and Shoalhaven prizes. In 2011 Louise Oxley was writer in residence at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. In recent years she has enjoyed collaborating with visual artists or responding to their work. The Brett Whiteley poems were written with the assistance of a new work fellowship from the Australia Council, which she gratefully acknowledges.

States of Poetry

'Graces Road'

'Notes from the inland'

'Woman in Bath'

'Reply from the Woman of Tangier'

'Green Mountain (Fiji)'


States of Poetry 2016 Podcast | 'Graces Road' by Louise Oxley

Further reading and links

Louise Oxley's author page, 5 Islands Press

Louise Oxley's contributor page, Cordite Poetry Review

'Fitting' by Louise Oxley, Poempig blog, 10 August 2009