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  • AUP New Poets 4by Chris Tse; Erin Scudder; Harry Jones

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    The fourth book in AUP's New Poets series brings together the work of three distinct new voices: Chris Tse, Erin Scudder and Harry Jones. The popular series, which has the aim of bringing fresh new poetry to a wider audience, began in 1999 and continued in 2002 and 2008, and has been responsible for launching the writing careers of well-known poets... more...

  • All Roads Lead to the Seaby Kapka Kassabova

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    All Roads Lead to the Sea is a first collection of poetry from a young Bulgarian immigrant poet. Her work had already attracted considerable attention, with a special issue of Poetry New Zealand featuring her poems. Her moody, evocative poems brilliantly convey the rootlessness and restlessness of the immigrant, the mingled sense of loss and wonder... more...

  • Almost Sincerelyby ZoŽ Norton Lodge

    Giramondo Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    When Zoë Norton Lodge was growing up in Annandale in the eighties and nineties, the self-proclaimed Heartland of the Inner West was a heady brew of somewhat maladjusted and genuinely unsettling residents. But Annandale was changing. New words like ‘architect’ and ‘labradoodle’ drifted out of the overabundance of cafés... more...

  • Aloeby Diana Bridge

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    An aloe ? spiky, soothing, fragrant, bitter ? opens and names Diana Bridge's fifth collection of poetry. Structured in four parts, Aloe & Other Poems asks why and how we look at the world ? and how we may catch in words what we see. 'To look is to be caught inside a wave', Bridge declares, and invites the reader to look along with her as she considers... more...

  • Anonymous Premonitionby Yvette Holt

    University of Queensland Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    From an authentic, powerful indigenous voice comes this body of poetry that examines issues of identity and culture from a woman's point of view. Lyrical yet radical, uplifting†yet†uncompromising, this collection evokes pride, painful memories, the realities of Aboriginal life and death, and the power of sisterhood to act as a†tribute to the resiliency... more...

  • As Far as I Can Seeby Michele Leggott

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    As Far as I Can See is a beautiful and moving collection from a prizewinning New Zealand poet. Leggott writes with passion, tenderness and courage about her deep sorrow at losing her sight. The sharpness of images so characteristic of Leggott and her wonderful ear for the musical sounds and rhythms and pauses of language reach a new poignancy, a tragic... more...

  • At the Time of Partitionby Moniza Alvi

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    This book-length poem is set at the time of the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 when thousands of people were killed in civil unrest and millions displaced, with families later split between the two countries. Inspired by family history, Moniza Alvi weaves a deeply personal story of fortitude and courage, as well as of tragic loss, in this... more...

  • At the White Coastby Janet Charman

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    If 'mother won't come to us', New Zealanders must go to mother . . . Here an expat poet finds herself in alien yet strangely familiar territory, a place her ancestors 'got off'. What must she do to survive? Score herself a bedsit, work in a pub, hunt up an office job ? and keep an eye out. Set on the cusp of the 1970s?80s, Janet Charman's compelling... more...

  • The Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literatureby Jane Stafford; Mark Williams

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 35.99

    What, after all, is the truth of a place that has only just been worked into language?' From Polynesian Mythology to the Yates' Garden Guide, from Allen Curnow to Alice Tawhai, from Jessie Mackay to Alison Wong, from Julius Vogel to Albert Wendt,from the letters of Wiremu Te Rangikaheke to the notebooks of Katherine Mansfield ? Maori, Pakeha,Pasifika,... more...

  • Australian Poetry Since 1788by Geoffrey Lehmann; Robert Gray

    UNSW Press 2012; US$ 16.12

    A good poem is one that the world can’t forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australia’s foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australia’s major... more...