Winner of the 2016 Thomas Shapcott Prize for Poetry.
With its wildness and originality, The Agonist is an exhilarating collection. Exploring the languages of anatomy, etymology and incantation, these poems craft conversations about fracture and repair, energy, love and danger.
About the Author
Shastra Deo was born in Fiji, raised in Melbourne, and lives in Brisbane. She graduated with first-class honours and a University Medal in creative writing from The University of Queensland, and is currently completing her Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing.
ull of the beautiful music of fracture and repair … Exhilarating in its risk and energy, surprising in its evocations and work with form, this is a distinctive collection. - Judgesâ comments, Thomas Shapcott Prize
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 28th August 2017
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 12.9 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.1