Recent and Upcoming Poetry Books 2018-2020

This page lists recently published or forthcoming poetry collections, verse novels and flash fiction. In most cases, a strike through a title indicates that the book has been sent to a reviewer, or that we will not be covering it. We will not enter into any correspondence with authors or publishers once the review process has been set in motion.

  • Prithvi Varatharajan. Entries. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2019
  • John Mukky Burke. Late Murrumbidgee Poems. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2019
  • Zenobia Frost. After the Demolition. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2019
  • Charmaine Papertalk Green. Nganajungu Yagu. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2019
  • Caren Florance. Lost in Case. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2019
  • Louise Crisp. Yuiquimbiang. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2019
  • David Brooks. The Grass Library. Melbourne: Brandl & Schlesinger, 2019
  • Anna Jacobson. Amnesia Findings. Brisbane: UQP, 2019
  • Andy Kissane. The Tomb of the Unknown Artist. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • Greg McLaren. Windfall. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • Andrew Sant. Baffling Gravity. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • Tim Wright. Suns. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • Ashleigh Young. How I Get Ready. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2019
  • Andrew Lansdown. Kyoto Momiji Tanka. Brisbane: Rhiza Press, 2018
  • Geoff Page. Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • John Jenkins. Poems Far and Wide. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • MTC Cronin. God Is Waiting in the World’s Yard. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • Margaret Bradstock. Brief Garden. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • Kirli Saunders. Kindred. Broome: Magabala Books, 2019
  • Robert Harris. Gang of One. Melbourne: Grand Parade Poets, 2019
  • Norman Erikson Pasaribu. Sergius Seeks Bacchus. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2019
  • Nola Firth. Counting on Murwillumbah. Castlemaine: Mark Time Books, 2019
  • Magdalena Ball. High Wire Step. Macau: Flying Island Books, 2019
  • Toby Fitch. Ill Lit Pop. Macau: Flying Island Books, 2019
  • Les Wicks. Belief. Macau: Flying Island Books, 2019
  • S K Kelen. Yonder Blue Wild. Macau: Flying Island Books, 2019
  • George Mouratidis. Angel Frankenstein. Sydney: Soul Bay Press, 2019
  • Antigone Kefala. Journeys. Brighton: Owl Publishing, 2019
  • Petr Malapanis. Unspeakable. Brighton: Owl Publishing, 2019
  • Efi Hatzimanolis. Nature Lover. Brighton: Owl Publishing, 2019
  • Jane Williams. Parts of the Main. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2018
  • Gerald Murnane. Green Shadows and Other Poems. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2019
  • Emma Lew. Crow College: New and Selected Poems. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2019
  • Joanne Burns. Apparently. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2019
  • Lisa Gorton. Empirical. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2019
  • PiO. Heidi. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2019
  • Ali Alizadeh. Towards the End. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2019
  • J S Harry. New and Selected Poems. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2019
  • Omar Sakr. The Lost Arabs. Brisbane: UQP, 2019
  • Jennifer Nguyen. When I Die Slingshot My Ashes onto the Surface of the Moon. Sydney: Subbed In, 2019
  • Jason Gray. HAUNT (THE COOLIE). Sydney: Subbed In, 2019
  • Zhi Yi Cham. blur by the. Sydney: Subbed In, 2019
  • Šime Knežević. The Hostage. Sydney: Subbed In, 2019
  • Eloise Grills. If you’re sexy and you know it slap your hams. Sydney: Subbed In, 2019
  • Marcus Whale. wheeze. Sydney: Subbed In, 2019
  • Caitlin Maling. Fish Song. Fremantle: Fremantle Press, 2019
  • Nandi Chinna. The Future Keepers. Fremantle: Fremantle Press, 2019
  • Cathy Altmann. Things we know without naming. Box Hill: Poetica Christ Press, 2018
  • Margaret Bradstock. Brief Garden. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • John Upton. Sheet Music. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2019
  • Elif Sezen. A little book of unspoken histroy. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2018
  • Simon West. Carol and Ahoy. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2018
  • Berni Janssen. Between Wind and Water. Brisbane: Spinifex Press, 2018
  • Tricia Dearborn. Autobiochemistry. Perth; UWAP, 2019
  • Shey Marque. Keeper of the Ritual. Perth; UWAP, 2019
  • Richard James Allen. The Short Story of You and I. Perth; UWAP, 2019
  • Candy Royale. A Trillion Tiny Awakenings. Perth; UWAP, 2019
  • Jennifer Maiden. Triptych. Sydney: Quemar Press 2018
  • Jena Woodhouse. Green Dance. Tamborine: Calanthe Press, 2018
  • Holly Friedlander Liddicoat. Crave. Melbourne: Rabbit Poetry, 2018
  • Jake Goetz. Meditations with Passing Water. Melbourne: Rabbit Poetry, 2018
  • Earl Livings. Libation. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2018
  • Anna Couani. Thinking Process. Brighton: Owl Publishing, 2018
  • Sarah St Vincent Welsch. Open. Sydney: Rochford Street Press, 2018
  • Dorothy Poulopoulos. The art of finding. Brighton: Owl Publishing, 2018
  • N N Trakakis. Or. Brighton: Owl Publishing, 2018
  • Nikos Ninolakis. On the Ship of Dreams. Brighton: Owl Publishing, 2018
  • Amy Bodossian. Wide open. Melbourne: Out of the Box Press, 2018
  • Koraly Dimitriadis. Just Give Me the Pills. Melbourne: Out of the Box Press, 2018
  • Anne Elder. The Bright and the Cold: Selected Poems. Gardenvale: Lauranton Books, 2018
  • Julia Hamer. The Heart’s Ground: A Life of Anne Elder. Gardenvale: Lauranton Books, 2018
  • Elena Gomez. Body of Work. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Marjon Mossammaparast. That Sight. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Siobhan Hodge. Justice for Romeo. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Pascalle Burton. About the Author Is Dead. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Lindsay Tuggle. Calenture. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Helen Lambert. Echoland. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Stephen Oliver. Luxembourg. Canberra: Greywacke Press, 2018
  • Paul Hetherington. Palace of Memory. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2019
  • Sandra Renew. Acting Like a Girl. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2019
  • Jackson. A Coat of Ashes. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2019
  • Owen Bullock. Summer Haiku. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2019
  • Angela Gardner. Some Sketchy Notes on Matter. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2019
  • Peter Bakowski. The Question Nest. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2019
  • Stephanie Green. Breathing in Stormy Seasons. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2019
  • Alyson Miller. Strange Creatures. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2019
  • Jane Joritz-Nakagawa. Poems: New & Selected. Isobar Press, 2018
  • Vanessa Page. Tourniquet. Hobart: Walleah Press, 2018
  • Kit Kelen. Poor Man’s Coat. Perth; UWAP, 2018
  • Julie Watts. Legacy. Perth: UWAP, 2018
  • Annamaria Weldon. Stone Mother’s Tongue. Perth: UWAP, 2018
  • John Kinsella. Open Door. Perth: UWAP, 2018
  • Jessica L Wilkinson & Simon Charles. Marionette: A Biography of Miss Marion Davies, Audio recording (CD format). Sydney: Vagabond Press
  • Gianni Siccardi. The Blackbird. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2018
  • John Watson. Triptych. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann 2018
  • John Watson. A William Maidment Garland. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann 2018
  • Andy Kissane, David Musgrave & Carolyn Rickett. Feeding the Ghost 1: Criticism on Contemporary Australian Poetry. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann
  • Jeanine Leane. Walk Back Over. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Anne Elvey. White on White. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Luke Beesley. Aqua Spinach. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2018
  • Andrew Lansdown. Distillations of Different Lands. Perth: Sunline Press, 2018
  • S K Kelen. yonder blue wild. Macau: Flying Island Books, 2018
  • Anders Villani. Aril Wire. Carlton: Five Islands Press, 2018
  • Anna Ryan-Punch. Night Fishing. Carlton: Five Islands Press, 2018
  • Paul Kane. A Passing Bell. New York: White Crane Press, 2018
  • Rae White. Milk Teeth. Brisbane: UQP Books, 2018
  • Jill Jones. Viva the Real. Brisbane: UQP Books, 2018
  • Kerrin P Sharpe. louder. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2018
  • Erik Kennedy. There’s No Place Like the Internet in Springtime. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2018
  • Sam Duckor-Jones. People from the Pit Stand Up. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2018
  • Cilla McQueen. Poeta. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2018
  • Alison Glenny. The Farewell Tourist. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2018
  • Majella Cullinane. Whisper of a Crow’s Wing. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2018
  • Michael Steven. Walking to Jutland Street. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2018
  • David Eggleton. edgeland and other poems. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2018
  • Paul Hetherington. Moonlight on Oleander. Perth: UWA Publishing, 2018
  • Lisa Bellear. Aboriginal Country. Perth: UWA Publishing, 2018
  • Michael Aiken. Satan Repentant. Perth: UWA Publishing, 2018
  • Di Cousens. the days without name. Melbourne: Girls on Key, 2018
  • Robyn Rowland. Mosaics from the Map. Galway: Doire Press, 2018
  • Kevin Brophy. Look at the Lake. Newcastle: Puncher & Wattmann, 2018
  • Eileen Chong. Rainforest. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2018
  • Jennifer Harrison. Anywhy. Fitzroy: Black Pepper Press, 2018
  • Harry Ricketts. Winter Eyes. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2018
  • Christopher Barnett. ô horsey. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2018
  • Barry Hill. Reason & Lovelessness. Melbourne: Monash University Press, 2018
  • Maddie Godfrey. How to be Held. Portishead: Burning Eye Books, 2018
  • Kevin Hart. Barefoot. Indiana: Notre Dame Press, 2018
  • Jennifer Maiden. Appalachian Fall. Sydney: Quemar Press, 2018
  • Jennifer Maiden. Selected Poems 1967-2018. Sydney: Quemar Press, 2018
  • Sean O’Callaghan. an instant classic. Fitzroy: Collective Effort Press, 2018
  • Anne Elvey, Helen Moore, Massimo D’Arcangelo. Intact. Milan: La Vita felice, 2018
  • Philip Hammial. Braggin’ Aint’t Done Yet. Woodford: Island Press, 2018
  • Natasha Dennerstein. about a girl. San Francisco: Norfolk Press, 2018
  • Tim Thorne. Running out of Entropy. Hobart: Walleah Press, 2018
  • Julian Tuwim. Selected Poems. Melbourne: Brandl & Schlesinger, 2018
  • Edwin Wilson. Synthesis. Sydney: Woodbine Press, 2018
  • Anne Kellas. The Netted Air. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2018
  • Jeltje Fanoy. Flying into the Hands of Strangers. Fitzroy: Collective Effort Press, 2018
  • The Facts. Therese Lloyd. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2018
  • Jo Langdon. Glass Life. Parkville: Five Islands Press, 2018
  • Anna Ryan-Punch. Night Fishing. Parkville: Five Islands Press, 2018
  • Kent MacCarter. California Sweet. Parkville: Five Islands Press, 2018
  • Anders Villani. Aril Wire. Parkville: Five Islands Press, 2018
  • Sarah Day. Towards Light. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2018
  • Mark Reid. Blindside. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2018
  • Amanda Johnson. Rendition for Harp & Kalashnikov. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2018
  • Reneé Pettitt-Schipp. The Sky Runs Right Through Us. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2018
  • Leni Shilton. Walking with Camels: The Story of Bertha Strehlow. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2018
  • Sharon Kernot. The Art of Taxidermy. Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2018
  • Ken Bolton. Starting at Basheer’s. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2018
  • >Fiona Hile. Subtraction. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2018
  • Peter Boyle. Enfolded in the Wings of a Great Darkness. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2018
  • Bella Li. Lost Lake. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2018
  • Jessica Wilkinson. Music Made Visible/Rockets on a Starry Night: A dual biography of George Balanchine & Lucette Aldous. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2018
  • Ali Cobby Eckermann. The Aura of Loss. Adelaide: Little Windows, 2017
  • Ian Wedde. Selected Poems. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2017
  • Louise Wallace. Bad Things. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2017
  • Elizabeth Caffin, Terry Sturm. Allen Curnow, Collected Poems. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2017
  • Terry Sturm, Linda Cassells. Allen Curnow, Simply by Sailing in a New Direction. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2017
  • Julian Tuwim, translated by Marcel Weyland Selected Poems. Melbourne: Brandl & Schlesinger, 2018

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