Our new books this month differ broadly from each other but are all tied inextricably to Australian life, art, and landscape. From the warm subtleties of modern Australian poetics, to the plants of the southwest coast, and to the genius of a lost poet.
In Collected Poems: Lesbia Harford we re-discover one of the finest poetic voices Australia has seen. Harford saw little acclaim in her lifetime and died tragically young, however she left behind some of Australia's finest lyric poems.
South in the World is award-winning poet Lisa Jacobson’s latest offering. This enchanting volume is a dialogue between the earthly and the ethereal, body and spirit – the poles by which we navigate the world.