In The Best Australian Poems 2013, celebrated poet Lisa Gorton assembles an outstanding collection of poetry that will surprise and delight. Featuring poets at the peak of their creativity alongside those who have recently burst onto the scene, this volume contains something for all lovers of poetry.
Previous contributors include Judith Beveridge, Stephen Edgar, Alan Wearne, Clive James, Jennifer Maiden, Paul Kelly, John Kinsella, David Malouf, Cate Kennedy, Les Murray, Dorothy Porter, Peter Rose, Robert Adamson, Sarah Holland-Batt, Jaya Savige and many more.
About the Author
Lisa Gorton lives in Melbourne. Her first poetry collection, Press Release, was shortlisted for the Melbourne Prize Best Writing Award and the Mary Gilmore Award, and won the Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry. Lisa completed a doctorate at Oxford University on John Donne’s poetry and prose, winning the John Donne Society Award for Best Publication in Donne Studies. She received the inaugural Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize. Her novel for children, Cloudland, was one of The Age Books of the Year in 2009. Gorton was the first Poet in Residence at the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in 2010.
Series: Best Australian Poems
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 4th November 2013
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.9 x 1.9
Weight (kg): 21.0
Edition Number: 1