Upcoming Poetry Books

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.

  • Elena Gomez. Body of Work. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Marjon Mossammaparast. That Sight. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Louise Crisp. Yuiquimbiang. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2018
  • Kent MacCarter, ed. 20 Poets. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2017
  • 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
  • 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, 2017
  • Anne Elvey. White on White. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2017
  • Luke Beesley. Aqua Spinach. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2018
  • Alison Whittaker. Blakwork. Broome: Magabala Books, 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
  • Ania Walwicz. Horse. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2018
  • Tayi Tibble. Poukahangatus. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 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
  • Iris Fan Xing. South of Words. Macau: Flying Island Books, 2018
  • Ali Whitelock. and my heart crumples like a coke can. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2018
  • Keri Glastonbury. Newcastle Poems. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 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
  • Steve Armstrong. Broken Ground. 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
  • Felicity Plunkett. A Kinder Sea. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2018
  • Judith Beveridge. Sun Music: new and selectd poems. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2018
  • Jennifer Harrison. Anywhy. Fitzroy: Black Pepper Press, 2018
  • Marion M Campbell. Riding Parallel. Geelong: Whitmore Press, 2018
  • Harry Ricketts. Winter Eyes. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2018
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  • Christopher Barnett. ô horsey. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2018
  • Judith Bishop. Interval. Brisbane: UQP, 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
  • Philip Hammial. Rococo. Woodford: Island Press, 2017
  • Jordie Albiston. Warlines. Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers, 2017
  • 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
  • John Kinsella. The Wound. London: Arc Publications, 2018
  • Jeltje Fanoy. Flying into the Hands of Strangers. Fitzroy: Collective Effort Press, 2018
  • The Facts. Therese Lloyd. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2018
  • Avril Bradley. A Needle Through the Camel’s Eye. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2017
  • Duck Soup and Swansongs. John Carey. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2017
  • Helen Koukoutsis. Cicada Chimes. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2017
  • Richard Tipping. Instant History. Macau: Flying Island Books, 2017
  • Robert Wood. Concerning a Farm. Macau: Flying Island Books, 2017
  • 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
  • Phillip Hall. Fume. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2018
  • Sharon Kernot. The Art of Taxidermy. Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2018
  • Ken Bolton. Species of Spaces. UK: Shearsman Books, 2018
  • Kathryn Hummel. splashback. Sydney: SOd Press, 2018
  • Kate Lilley. Tilt. Tokyo: Vagabond Press, 2018
  • Pam Brown. Click here for what we do. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 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
  • Tanya Thaweeskulchai. A Salivating Monstrous Plant. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2017
  • Broede Carmody. Flat Exit. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2017
  • Omar Sakr. These Wild Houses. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2017
  • Matthew Hall. False Fruits. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2017
  • Mez Breeze. Attn: Solitude. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2017
  • Derek Motion. The Only White Landscape. Melbourne: Cordite Books, 2017
  • Adam Aitken. Notes on the River. Adelaide: Little Windows, 2017
  • Ali Cobby Eckermann. The Aura of Loss. Adelaide: Little Windows, 2017
  • Kathryn Hummel. The Body that Holds. Adelaide: Little Windows, 2017
  • Jen Hadfeld. Mortis & Tenon. Adelaide: Little Windows, 2017
  • Jonathan Hadwen. All that Wasted Heat. Melbourne: Vine Leaves Press, 2017
  • Ian Wedde. Selected Poems. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2017
  • Michele Leggott. Vanishing Points. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2017
  • Elizabeth Smither. Night Horse. 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
  • Anna Jackson, Helen Rickerby, Angrlina Sbroma, eds. Truth and Beauty: verse Biography in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Fitzroy: Witchcraft Press, 2017
  • Julian Tuwim, translated by Marcel Weyland Selected Poems. Melbourne: Brandl & Schlesinger, 2018
  • Manisha Anjali. Sugar Kane Woman. Fitzroy: Witchcraft Press, 2017</li>
  • Stephen Edgar. Transparencies. Fitzroy: Black Pepper Publishing, 2017
  • David Mortimer. Act Three. Adelaide: Garron Publishers, 2017
  • Cary Hamlyn. Ultrasound in B-Flat. Adelaide: Garron Publishers, 2017
  • Elizabeth Beaton. Unbroken Circle. Melbourne: Melbourne Poets Union, 2017
  • Yvonne Adami. Tidal. Melbourne: Melbourne Poets Union, 2017
  • Ouyang Yu. Billy Sing. Yarraville: Transit Lounge Publishing, 2017
  • Rachel Blau DuPlessis. Days and Works. Boise: Ahsahta Press, 2017
  • Graham Kershaw. Undersummer. Perth: Sunline Press, 2017
  • Cecilia Morris. Open & Unfold. Sydney: Belgrove Press, 2017
  • Anne Gorrick. The Olfactions: Poems on Perfume. Buffalo: BlazeVOX, 2017
  • Peter Bakowski. The Courage Season. Ulladula: Guillotine Press Press, 2017
  • Heather Taylor Johnson, ed. Shaping the Fractured Self: poetry of chronic illness and pain. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2017
  • Cheryl Taylor. Thea Astley, Selected Poems. Brisbane: UQP, 2017
  • Yvonne Smith. David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings. Sydney: Cambria Press, 2017
  • Various authors. deciBels series 2. Sydney: Vagabond Press, 2017
  • Rico Craig. Bone Ink. Sydney: Guillotine Press, 2017
  • John Kinsella. On the Outskirts. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 2017
  • Alan Loney. Heidegger’s Bicycle: Notebooks 2015-2017. London: Paekakariki, 2017
  • Claire Marie Stancek. Mouths. Las Cruces: Noemi Press, 2017
  • Jennifer Maiden. Plays with Knives, trilogy. Sydney: Quemar Press, 2017
  • Barbara Fisher. Rescued from Time. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2017
  • Vahni Capildeo. Seas and Trees. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2017
  • Glyn Maxwell. Every One Will Have a Birthday. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2017
  • Phillip Hall. Borroloola Class. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2017
  • Jennifer Harrison. Air Variations. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2017
  • Miranda Lello. A Song, the World to Come. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2017
  • Paul Munden. The Bulmer Murder. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2017
  • Monica Carroll. Isolator. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2017
  • Paul Hetherington. Icarus. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2017
  • Jenn Webb. Sentences from the Archive. Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2016
  • Caitlin Maling. Border Crossing. Fremantle: Fremantle Press, 2017
  • Alan Wearne, ed. With the Youngsters. Melbourne: Grand Parade Poets, 2017
  • Paul Summers. Straya. Yorkshire: Smoke Stack Books, 2017
  • Kirsten Lang. Man with Star. Melbourne: Five Islands Press, 2017
  • Gaylene Carbis. Anectodal Evidence. Melbourne: Five Islands Press, 2017
  • Jill Gloyne. Brushstrokes. Port Adelaide: Ginninderra Press, 2017
  • Shevaun Cooley. Homing. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2017
  • Jennifer Maiden. The Metronome. Sydney: Quemar Press / Giramondo Publishing, 2016 / 2017
  • Lionel Fogarty. Harvest Lingo. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2017
  • Alan Wearne. These Things Are Real. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2017
  • Michael Farrell. I Love Poetry. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2017
  • J S Harry. New and Selected Poems. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2017
  • Bonny Cassidy. Chatelaine. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2017
  • Maryam Azam. The Hijab Files. Sydney: Giramondo Publishing, 2018
  • Claire Marie Stancek. Mouths. Las Cruces: Noemi Publishing, 2017
  • Stephen Edgar. Transparencies. Fitzroy: Black Pepper Publishing, 2017
  • Paul Cliff. A Constellation of Abnormalities. Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann, 2017
  • Karen Andrews. On the Many Shapes Bodies Will Take. Eltham: Miscellaneous Press, 2017
  • Luke Simon. The Gospel of the Fallen. Sydney: Stirling Publishing, 2017
  • Christine Courtney. Venetian Voices. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2017
  • Aaron Brindle. The Den of Lost Hours. Sydney: Crescent Moon Books, 2017
  • Phil Wilcox. Beetle Prayer. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2017
  • John Foulcher. A Casual Penance. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2017
  • Jenny Blackford. The Loyalty of Chickens. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2017
  • Geoff Page. Hard Horizons. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2017
  • Ron Pretty. The Left Hand Mirror. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2017
  • Simeon Kronenberg. Distance. Sydney: Pitt Street Poetry, 2017
  • David Adès. Afloat in Light. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2017
  • John Falzon. Communists Like Us. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2017
  • Sarah Rice. Fingertip of the Tongue. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2017
  • Carolyn Abbs. The Tiny Museums. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2017
  • Alan Gould. Charlie Twirl. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2017
  • Luke Fischer. A Personal History of Vision. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2017
  • Judy Johnson. Dark Convicts. Perth: UWAP Poetry, 2017
  • Nathanael O’Reilly. New and Selected Poems of Anna Wickham. Perth: UWA Publishing, 2017
  • Nathanael O’Reilly. Preparations for Departure. Perth: UWA Publishing, 2017

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