Recent and Upcoming Poetry Books 2021-2022

Listed here are recently published or forthcoming poetry collections, verse novels and hybrid (non)-fiction.

  • Kent MacCarter. 43 Poets. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2022
  • Pooja Biswas. Hunger and Predation. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2022
  • Harry Reid. Leave Me Alone. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2022
  • Wadih Sa’adeh. Restoring a Person Dissolved. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2022
  • Alison Flett. Where We Are. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2022
  • Kim Cheng Boey. The Singer and Other Poems. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2022
  • Joan Fleming. Song of Less. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2022
  • Teena McCarthy. Bush Mary. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2021
  • Lucy Van. The Open. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2021
  • Ella O’Keefe. Slowlier. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2021
  • Alex Selenitsch. Look! Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2021
  • Catherine Vidler. Wings Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2021
  • Em König. Breathing Plural. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2020
  • Astrid Lorange. Labour and Other Poems. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2020
  • Prithvi Varatharajan. Entries. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2020
  • John Mukky Burke. Late Murrumbidgee Poems. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2020
  • Marjon Mossammaparast. And to Ecstasy. Perth: Upswell Publishing, 2022
  • Scott-Patrick Mitchell. Clean. Perth: Upswell Publishing, 2022
  • Marion May Campbell. Languish. Perth: Upswell Publishing, 2022
  • Simon Tedeschi. Fugitive. Perth: Upswell Publishing, 2022
  • Justy Phillips. Ringed by Language. And Yet. Perth: Upswell Publishing, 2022
  • Omar Musa. Killernova. Melbourne: Penguin, 2022
  • Gavin Yuan Gao. At the Altar of Touch. Brisbane: UQP, 2022
  • Elfie Shiosaki. Homecoming. Broome: Magabala Books, 2020
  • Emily Crocker. In the Drink. Sydney: Subbed In, 2021
  • Patrick Lenton. Sexy Tales of Paleontology. Sydney: Subbed In, 2021
  • Kenji Kinz. Apocalypse Scroll Like it Was Normal. Sydney: Subbed In, 2021
  • David Musgrave. Selected Poems. London: Eyewear Publishing, 2021
  • Andrew Brooks. Inferno. Sydney: Rosa Press, 2021
  • Agnes Whalan. Fucked Up In Paradise. Melbourne: No More Poetry, 2021
  • Chunxiao Qu. Popcorn, porn of poetry. Melbourne: No More Poetry, 2021
  • Spencer Lai. om (Texts: 2014-2021). Melbourne: No More Poetry, 2021
  • Michelle Seminara. Suburban Fantasy. Perth: UWAP, 2021
  • John Kinsella. Saussure’s Kaleidoscope: Graphology Drawing-Poems. Carlton: Five Islands Press, 2021
  • John Hawke. Whirlwind Duststorm. Melbourne: Grand Parade Poets, 2021
  • Angela Gardner. The Sorry Tale of the Mignonette. London: Shearsman Books, 2021
  • Grant Caldwell. Blue Balloon. Melbourne: Collective Effort Press, 2020
  • Angela Costi. An Embroidery of Old Maps and New. Geelong: Spinifex Press, 2021
  • Sandy Jeffs. The Poetics of a Plague: A Haiku Diary. Geelong: Spinifex Press, 2021
  • Lizz Murphy. The Wear of My Face. Geelong: Spinifex Press, 2021
  • Susan Hawthorne. The Sacking of the Muses. Geelong: Spinifex Press, 2021
  • Ouyang Yu. Terminally Poetic. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2021
  • Erik Jensen. I Said the Sea Was Folded. Melbourne: Black Inc. Books, 2021
  • Kevin Pearson. The Complete Apparition. Fitzroy: Black Pepper Publishing, 2021
  • Maria Zajkowski. Icon. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2021
  • Jordie Albiston. Fifteeners. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2021
  • Esther Ottaway. Intimate, low-voiced, delicate things. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2021
  • Mal McKimmie. At the Foot of the Mountain. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2021
  • A Francis Johnson. Save As. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2021
  • Peter Kirkpatrick. The Hard Word. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Claire Gaskin. Ismene’s Survivable Resistance. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2021
  • Claire Gaskin. Eurydice Speaks. Brisbane: Hunter Publishers, 2021
  • Amanda Anastazi. The Interiors. Fitzroy: Black Pepper Publishing, 2021
  • Julie Maclean. Unsettled. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Publishing, 2021
  • Julie Maclean. Mirage. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Publishing, 2021
  • Kat Capel. Work & Love. Footscray: Incendium Radical Library, 2021
  • Alex Selenitsch. Purgatorio Re-placed. Summer Hill: Life Before Man / Gazebo, 2021
  • Gary Catalano. Collected Prose Poems. Summer Hill: Life Before Man / Gazebo, 2021
  • Jane Gibian. Beneath the Tree Line. Sydney: Giramondo, 2021
  • Kristen Lang. Earth Dwellers. Sydney: Giramondo, 2021
  • Eunice Andrada. Take Care. Sydney: Giramondo, 2021
  • Andy Jackson. Human Looking. Sydney: Giramondo, 2021
  • Song Lin. The Gleaner’s Song. Sydney: Giramondo, 2021
  • Toby Fitch. Sydney Spleen. Sydney: Giramondo, 2021
  • Mark Anthony Cayanan. Unanimal, Counterfeit, Scurrilous. Sydney: Giramondo, 2021
  • Emily Sun. Vociferate | 詠. Fremantle: Fremantle Press, 2021
  • Hassan Al Nawwab. Poems that do not sleep. Fremantle: Fremantle Press, 2021
  • Hana Pera Aoake. A bathful of kowakowa and hot water. Wellington: Compound Press, 2021
  • Jessica Phillips, Anders Villani, Georgie White, eds. Verge: Home. Melbourne: Monash University Press, 2021
  • Anna Johnston, Elizabeth Webby, eds. Eliza Hamilton Dunlop. Sydney: Sydney University Press, 2021
  • Louise Crisp. Glide. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2021
  • Sandra Renew. It’s the Sugar, Sugar. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Ross Donlon. For the Record. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • James Lucas. Rare Bird. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Paul Collis. Nightmares Run Like Mercury. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Jerzy Beaumont. Errant Night. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Oliver Driscoll. Apartment Diary. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Rico Craig. Our Tongues are Songs. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Jacqui Malins. F-words. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Penny Drysdale. I Am Glass. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Jennifer Compton. the moment, taken. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Anne Elvey. Obligations of Voice. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Kimberly Williams. Sometimes a Woman. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Stephen Gilfedder. Way Stations. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Damen O’Brien. Animals with Human Voices. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Phillip Hall. Cactus. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Anne Casey. Portrait of a Women Walking Home. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Heather Taylor-Johnson. Rhymes with Hyenas. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • Belinda Rule. Hyperbole. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2021
  • John Foulcher. Dancing with Stephen Hawking. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2021
  • Lisa Brockwell. The Round Ring. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2021
  • Mark Tredinnick. Walking Underwater. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2021
  • Tim Slade. The Walnut Tree. Hobart: Bright South, 2021
  • Ross Donlon. The Bread Horse. Macau: Flying Island, 2021
  • Irina Frolova. Far and Wild. Macau: Flying Island, 2021
  • Chris Mansell. Foxline. Macau: Flying Island, 2021
  • Harold Legaspi. Letters in Language. Macau: Flying Island, 2021
  • Kate Rees. Come the Bones. Macau: Flying Island, 2021
  • Steve Armstrong. What’s Left. Macau: Flying Island, 2021
  • Robert Edmonds. Gravity Doesn’t Work. Macau: Flying Island, 2021
  • Myron Lysenko. A Ghost Gum Leans Over. Macau: Flying Island, 2021
  • Anne Vickery. A Bee’s Guide to Bothering. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • Petra White. Cities. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • Bella Li. Theories of Colour. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • Eleanor Jackson. Gravidity and Parity. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • L K Holt. Capacity. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • Shinkawa Kazue. Selected Poems. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • Bella Li. Theory of Colours. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • John Kinsella. Supervivid Depastoralism. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • Tamryn Bennet. icaros. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2021
  • Tony Birch. Whisper Songs. Brisbane: UQP, 2021
  • Jazz Money. The Space Between the Paperbark. Brisbane: UQP, 2021
  • Evelyn Araluen. Dropbear. Brisbane: UQP, 2021
  • Maria Takolander. Trigger Warnings. Brisbane: UQP, 2021
  • Eileen Chong. A Thousand Crimson Blooms. Brisbane: UQP, 2021
  • Natalie Briggs. Who Loves At All. Melbourne: Rabbit Poets, 2020
  • Elena Gomez. Admit the Joyous Passion of Revolt. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Juan Garrido Salgado. Hope Blossoming in Their Ink. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Toby Davidson. Four Oceans. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Rebecca Edwards. Plague Animals. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Ed Wright. Baked Gods. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Kerrie Shying. Know Your Country. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Chris Brown. Hotel Universo. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Ivy Ireland. The Owl Inside. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Shari Kocher. Foxstruck and Other Collisions. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Elfie Shiosaki and Linda Martin, eds. maar bidi: next generation black writing. Broome: Magabala Books, 2020
  • Michael J Leach. Chronicity. Melbourne: Melbourne Poet’s Union, 2020
  • David Munro. Wearing My Father’s Hat. Melbourne: Melbourne Poet’s Union, 2020
  • Ouyang Yu. Living After Death. Melbourne: Melbourne Poet’s Union, 2020
  • Linda Adair. The Unintended Consequences of the Shattering. Melbourne: Melbourne Poet’s Union, 2020
  • Jeltje Fanoy. My Mother and the Cat. Melbourne: Melbourne Poet’s Union, 2020
  • Dominique Hecq. Kaosmos. Melbourne: Melbourne Poet’s Union, 2020
  • Kevin Brophy. In this Part of the World. Melbourne: Melbourne Poet’s Union, 2020
  • Michael J Leach. Chronicity. Melbourne: Melbourne Poet’s Union, 2020
  • Cath Kenneally. The Southern Oscillation Index. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2020
  • Brendan Ryan. Walk Like a Cow. Hobart: Walleah Press, 2020
  • Andrew Burke. New and Selected. Hobart: Walleah Press, 2020
  • Rose Hunter. Anchorage. London: Haverthorn, 2020
  • Luke Best. Cadaver Dogs. Brisbane: UQP, 2020
  • Caitlin Maling. Fish Work. Perth: UWAP, 2021
  • Tony Page. Anh and Lucien. Perth: UWAP, 2020
  • Noëlle Janaczewska. Scratchland. Perth: UWAP, 2020
  • Ross Jackson. Time alone on a quiet path. Perth: UWAP, 2020
  • Josephine Clarke. Recipe for Risotto. Perth: UWAP, 2020
  • Bron Bateman. Of Memory and Furniture. Fremantle: Fremantle Press, 2020
  • Felicity Plunkett. A Kinder Sea. Brisbane: UQP, 2020
  • Jaya Savige. Change Machine. Brisbane: UQP, 2020
  • S K Kelen. A Happening in Hades. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Cassandra Atherton and Paul Hetherington, eds. Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2020
  • Adrienne Eberhard. Chasing Marie Antoinette all Over Paris. Fitzroy: Black Pepper, 2020
  • Stephen Edgar. The Strangest Place. Fitzroy: Black Pepper, 2020
  • Paul Hetherington & Cassandra Atherton, eds. Prose Poetry, an introduction. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020
  • Martin Johnston. Selected Poems. Sydney: Ligature, 2020
  • John Bartlett. Awake at 3AM. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2020
  • Ken Bolton. Salute. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Todd Turner. Thorn. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Chris Mansell. 101 Quads. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Yang Xie. Dangling. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Stephen Oliver. The Song Of Globule / 80 Sonnets. Canberra: Greywacke, 2020
  • Caroline Reid. SIARAD. Sydney: ES Press, 2020
  • Michael Sharkey. The Foliage in the Underworld. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • John A Scott. Shorter Lives. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Laurie Duggan. Homer Street. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Steve Brock. Live at Mr Jake’s. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2020
  • Helen Parsons. The Feeling of Bigness. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2020
  • Annette Marner. Women With Their Faces On Fire. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2020
  • Miriel Lenore. A Wild Kind of Tune. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2020
  • Bron Bateman. Of Memory and Furniture. Fremantle: Fremantle Press, 2020
  • Ali Alizadeh. Towards the End. Sydney: Giramondo, 2020
  • Michael Farrell. Family Trees. Sydney: Giramondo, 2020
  • Jenny Blackford. The Alpaca Cantos. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2020
  • John Bartlett. Songs of the Godforsaken. Port Adelaide, Ginninderra Press, 2020
  • Angela Gardner. Notes on Matter. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Oliver Driscoll. I Don’t Know How That Happened. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Susan Bradley Smith. Gladland. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Lucy Alexander. Strokes of Light. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Jill Jones. Wild Curious Air. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Nathanael O’Reilly. (Un)Belonging. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Shane Strange. All Suspicions Have Been Confirmed. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Benjamin Dodds. Airplane, Baby, Banana, Blanket. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Moya Pacey. Doggerland. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Adrian Caesar. The Cathedral Grief. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Cassandra Atherton and Paul Heatherington. Forgotten Letters . Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • Jen Web and She Hawke. Flight Mode. Canberra: Recent Work Press 2020
  • John Kinsella and Thurston Moore. The Weave. Perth: UWAP, 2020
  • Nadia Rhook. Boots. Perth: UWAP, 2020
  • Jill Jones. A History of What I’ll Become. Perth: UWAP, 2020
  • Martin Langford. Eardrum:Poems and Prose about Music. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Ella Jeffrey. Dead Bolt. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2020
  • Vrasidis Karalis The Glebe Point Road Blues. Sydney: Brandl & Schlesinger, 2020
  • Aidan Coleman. Mount Sumptuous. Adelaide: Wakefield Publishing, 2020
  • Kate Llewellyn. Harbour. Adelaide: Wakefield Publishing, 2020
  • Ali Whitelock. The Lactic Acid in the Calves of Your Despair. Adelaide: Wakefield Publishing, 2020

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