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Dropbear

Dropbear

$24.99
An innovative collection of poetry and prose from a vibrant new Indigenous voice on the Australian literary scene. I told you this was a thirst so great it could carve...
Meet Me at the Intersection

Meet Me at the Intersection

$19.99
Meet Me at the Intersection is an anthology of short fiction, memoir and poetry by authors who are First Nations, People of Colour, LGBTIQA+ or living with disability.The focus of...
How Decent Folk Behave

How Decent Folk Behave

$26.99
we are all just one small disaster away from sinking, and sometimes you only realise when you're gasping for air On a daylight street in Minneapolis Minnesota, a Black man...
Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land

$19.99
The second poignant, powerful and passionate novel in verse from the 2019 Carnegie Medal winning author of The Poet X.Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her...
Blakwork

Blakwork

$24.99
WINNER - 2019 Queensland Literary Awards (Judith Wright Calanthe Award for a Poetry Collection)WINNER - 2019 Mascara Avant-Garde Literary AwardSHORTLISTED - 2019 Prime Minister's Literary Awards (Poetry) SHORTLISTED - 2019...
Echoes

Echoes

$15.00
Echoesis a lyrical collection of personal essays which references art and literature, pop culture and nostalgia. It gathers small joys, from a figure-hugging 'disco dress' to learning to sing Koo...
Mozhi

Mozhi

$20.00
As diaspora தமிழ்s growing up in new home countries, with a backdrop of genocide, it can be challenging and confusing to grapple with these personal and historical tapestries. Priyanka’s poetry...
A Fraction of Momentary Love

A Fraction of Momentary Love

$12.99
A Fraction of Momentary Love takes the reader on a poignant journey of love's allure, anguish, anticipation, and everything in between. Through vivid poetic storytelling inspired by pop culture romance...
The Girl and the Goddess

The Girl and the Goddess

$29.99
A magical poetic coming-of-age story, drawing on feminine power, Indian mythology and healing from bestselling poet, writer and artist Nikita Gill. Picked as as one of STYLIST'S *BEST AUTUMN READS...
Rangikura

Rangikura

$27.95
They saw things in me I wanted to see in myself that's why I let them see me that's why I let them see me on certain nights in certain...
Time is a Mother

Time is a Mother

$29.99
The highly anticipated collection of poems from the award-winning writer Ocean VuongHow else do we return to ourselves but to foldThe page so it points to the good partIn this...
To Fight Fire with Sun

To Fight Fire with Sun

$14.99
Illustrated by RouxTo Fight Fire with Sun is a collection of poetry that dives into the experiences of love and loss. From conception, we have known love (or the lack...
The Flirtation of Girls / Ghazal el-Banat

The Flirtation of Girls / Ghazal el-Banat

$24.99
A stunning collection from Sydney poet, human rights activist, community organiser, and refugee campaigner Sara M Saleh. With her first full-length poetry collection, Sara M Saleh introduces us to the...
Guwayu, For All Times

Guwayu, For All Times

$24.99
Guwayu, For All Times is a collection of First Nations poems commissioned by Red Room Poetry over the past 16 years, and is a radical literary intervention for its breadth...
Half Woman Half Grief

Half Woman Half Grief

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I’m not here to sugar-coat grief. I’m here to be transformed by it. This powerfully vulnerable book invites us to grieve. Having lost her mother at the age of nine,...
Take Care

Take Care

$24.99
TAKE CARE explores what it means to survive within systems not designed for tenderness. Bound in personal testimony, the poems situate the act of rape within the machinery of imperialism,...
Postcolonial Love Poem

Postcolonial Love Poem

$24.99
A transformative collection of poetry that is an anthem of desire against erasure.Postcolonial Love Poem is a thunderous river of a book. It demands that every body carried in its...
Liminal Vol. II

Liminal Vol. II

$45.00
ART, WRITING & CONVERSATIONS200 PAGES OF ASIAN AUSTRALIAN EXCELLENCEart & writing — adalya nash hussein, adolfo aranjuez, anne moffat, bella li, bryant apolonio, cher tan, claire cao, danny silva soberano,...
Whisper Songs

Whisper Songs

$24.99
A timely and important collection of poems by the award-winning author of The White Girl and Blood. In this stunning collection Tony Birch invites the reader into a tender conversation...
T?ku P?p?

T?ku P?p?

$27.95
When you first told me that you gave me the name of our tupuna so that I would be strong enough to hold our family inside my ribcage, I believed...
Poems that Do Not Sleep

Poems that Do Not Sleep

$29.99
'I write scenes from life that the eye cannot see, as if I was trying to paint air or spirit.'Written from the perspective of an Iraqi soldier this is a...
Turbulence

Turbulence

$22.99
*Highly Commended — Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2021* In this intensely personal collection, On explores loss, separation and renewal, online dating, sex, longing, rejection and desire. Though they are personal...
September Love

September Love

$29.99
A book that will change the way you think about love, relationships, heartbreak, and self-empowerment. Breaking the rules, challenging perceptions, and exploring the secret desires we keep hidden from the...
Aflame

Aflame

$19.99
Aflame begins in Soviet Moscow and ends with a Tibetan Buddhist monk's self-immolation; residing between them - improvisations after celebrated Japanese Haikus. Written in an intricate and polyphonic structure, Subhash...
If They Come for Us: Poems

If They Come for Us: Poems

$23.99
Fatimah Asghar's debut collection brought me to tears many times over. It is urgent, compelling and filled with fragments of history that have changed the face of the world. Its...
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Rifqa

$27.99
In Rifqa, El-Kurd tightropes between statelessness and uncertainty, still one thing remains clear: "Jerusalem is ours! / The biggest punchline of all time." Rifqa is Mohammed El-Kurd's debut collection of...
A Thousand Crimson Blooms

A Thousand Crimson Blooms

$24.99
The stunning new collection from prize-winning poet Eileen Chong — her most personal and accomplished work yet.Eileen Chong's luminous poetry examines the histories — personal, familial and cultural — that...
Songs of Mihyar the Damascene

Songs of Mihyar the Damascene

$22.99
The landmark poetry collection that transformed 20th-century Arabic poetry, in a brilliant new translation by Kareem James Abu-Zeid and Ivan EubanksWritten in the early 1960s by Adonis, 'the most eloquent...
Poukahangatus

Poukahangatus

$21.95
This collection speaks about beauty, activism, power and popular culture with compelling guile, a darkness, a deep understanding and sensuality. It dives through noir, whakama and kitsch and emerges dripping...
Borderless

Borderless

$24.95
A transnational anthology of feminist poetryBorderless presents a collection of brand new, specially commissioned poems from a wide range of contemporary poets reflecting on feminism in its broadest sense.While it...
Nganajungu Yagu

Nganajungu Yagu

$20.00
*Shortlisted for the SPN Book of the Year Award 2020*Nganajungu Yagu is dedicated to Papertalk Green's mother, and is built around selected correspondence between Yagu and Daughter. It gently reminds...
At the Altar of Touch

At the Altar of Touch

$24.99
Winner of the 2023 Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry From the 2020 winner of the Thomas Shapcott Award comes a sophisticated, impressive and rich collection of poetry that unpacks the...
Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night

Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night

$19.99
From the author of Magical NegroWinner of the National Book Critic's Circle Award Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night — the book that launched the career of one...
Always Italicise

Always Italicise

$27.95
How to Write While Colonised: 2022A first book of poetry from acclaimed Māori writer and scholar Alice Te Punga Somerville.Shrink-wrapped, vacuum-packed, disassembled, sold for parts,butt of jokes, scapegoats, too this...
Starry Night, Blurry Dreams

Starry Night, Blurry Dreams

$24.99
who are youwhen you're aloneStarry Night, Blurry Dreams is a collection of graphic poetry about loneliness, love and existing in our world.a heavy heart is hard to carryhold onWhen words...
Chinese Fish

Chinese Fish

$26.95
When Ping leaves Hong Kong to live in the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand, she discovers that life in the Land of the Long White Cloud is not the...
Flesh Into Blossom

Flesh Into Blossom

$20.00
Signed by the author!“She who wants pearls, has to dive into the sea.” Drawing on art, flora and both Kurdish and Celtic lore, flesh into blossom is an elegant, sensuous...
Vociferate

Vociferate

$29.99
Alice Pung says of Vociferate, 'be prepared to be blown away!' while Tracy Ryan says that Emily Sun is 'a genuinely new and distinctive presence in Australian poetry.'Let's see how...
The Black Flamingo

The Black Flamingo

$16.99
Fiercely told, this is a powerful coming-of-age story told in verse, from one of the UK's leading poets, Dean Atta. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, & Kacen...
Arelhekenhe Angkentye: Women's Talk

Arelhekenhe Angkentye: Women's Talk

$25.00
Poems of Lyapirtneme from Arrernte Women in Central AustraliaAfter selling out its first three print runs and having poems selected for Best of Australian Poems 2021 by Australian Poetry, a...
Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head

Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head

$27.99
The debut collection from award-winning Somali British poet Warsan Shire, celebrated collaborator on Beyonce's Lemonade and Black Is King.With her first full-length poetry collection, Warsan Shire introduces us to a...
ART

ART

$24.99
ART is the second collaborative poetry work from Charmaine Papertalk Green and John Kinsella. It is a formidable call and response piece that builds on the stunning dialogue the two...
Decadence

Decadence

$24.99
'Funny, clever and keenly observed, Decadence is a profound musing on literature and language, that deftly skewers the would-be gatekeepers of verse. With this second collection, Thuy On has cemented...
The Open

The Open

$20.00
Says Van about her collection: ‘The old hill near where I grew up was outwardly ruined: its pines were dead, its vines gone to seed and its sheds, which once...
The Exclusion Zone

The Exclusion Zone

$24.99
* Signed copies available. Leave a note in your order if you'd like one! An imaginative, high concept and distinctive new collection from the winner of the Shapcott Prize and...
Content Warning: Everything

Content Warning: Everything

$22.99
A fiercely contemporary collection which renegotiates the contract between poet and reader in the light of this moment in human history, from the bestselling author of The Death of Vivek...
the body country

the body country

$26.99
'I keep looking at the stars to see the universe, but the joke is I am the universe.' the body countryis an evocative exploration of a world that too often...
NANGAMAY dream MANA gather DJURALI grow

NANGAMAY dream MANA gather DJURALI grow

$22.99
A ground-breaking collection of First Nations Australia LGBTQIA+ poets, writers and storytellers published to commemorate Sydney WorldPride being held on the unceded lands of the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidigal, Dharawal and...
Voices in the Air

Voices in the Air

$16.99
Young People’s Poet Laureate and National Book Award Finalist Naomi Shihab Nye’s uncommon and unforgettable voice offers readers peace, humor, inspiration, and solace. This volume of almost one hundred original...
A Fire in My Head

A Fire in My Head

$16.99
A powerful collection of new and recently completed poems by Ben Okri covering topics of the day, such as the refugee crisis, racism, Obama, the Grenfell Tower fire, and the...