The Best Australian Poems 2016 by Lachlan Brown, Stuart Cooke, Luke Davies, Ken Bolton, Sarah Day, Robert Adamson, Andy Jackson, Anne Elvey, Tina Giannoukos, Liam Ferney, Lisa Brockwell, Lionel Fogarty, M.T.C. Cronin, Elizabeth Campbell, Lucy Dougan, Julie Chevalier, Phillip Hall, Lisa Gorton, Eileen Chong, Dennis Haskell, Adam Aitken, Chris Andrews, David Brooks, Natalie Harkin, Joanne Burns, Sarah Holland-Batt, Dan Disney, Judith Beveridge, Joel Deane, Jelena Dinic, Laurie Duggan, Toby Fitch, Aidan Coleman, Stephen Edgar, Michelle Cahill, L.K. Holt, Martin Harrison, Nathan Curnow, Michael Farrell, Dominique Hecq, Jordie Albiston, Peter Boyle, Bonny Cassidy, Kevin Brophy, Robert Gray, Evelyn Araluen, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Fiona Hile, Michael Brennan, Pam Brown, Paul Hetherington

208 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

poetry challenging emotional reflective slow-paced


‘Above all, poetry – for both its readers and its writers – is a form that demands attentiveness and active intelligence. It treats language as a volatile and charged commodity, and one whose subtleties and nuances are worth puzzling over.’ —Sarah...

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