Annual poetry review 2009-2010

Lea, Bronwyn (2010) Annual poetry review 2009-2010. Westerly, 55 1: 21-38.

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Author Lea, Bronwyn
Title Annual poetry review 2009-2010
Journal name Westerly   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0043-342X
ISBN 9780980437164
Publication date 2010-07
Sub-type Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
Open Access Status
Volume 55
Issue 1
Start page 21
End page 38
Total pages 18
Place of publication Crawley, WA, Australia
Publisher Westerly Centre
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Textual work
Formatted abstract
At the time of writing, the winner of the Mary Gilmore Prize has not yet been announced; however, several of these titles have already won national (and, in Jones's case, international) prizes, in some cases in competition against highly esteemed and established poets. Unfortunately, these particular books were published just prior to the catchment for this review so I was not afforded the pleasure of reviewing them here, But I bring up the Gilmore shortlist in any case because I think it best illustrates a point that poetry critics and reviewers have been making for some time now: the most exciting poetry in Australia seems to be found, very often, in first books by young female poets...

Reviewed: Takolander, Maria. Ghostly Subjects (2009) ; Murray, Les. Taller When prone (2010) ; Porter, Dorothy. The Bee Hut (2009) ; Bateson, Catherine. Marriage for Beginners (2009) ; Shapcott, Tom. Parts of Us (2010) ; Beveridge, Judith. Storm and Honey (2009) ; Day, Sarah. Grass Notes (2009) ; Gould, Alan. Folk Tunes (2009) ; Bolleter, Ross. Piano Hill (2009) ; Freiman, Marcelle. White Lines (Vertical) (2010) ; Taylor, Andrew. The Unhaunting (2009) ; Telford, Gillian. Moments of Perfect Poise (2008) ; Landsdown, Andrew. Birds in Mind (2009) ; Shepherdson, Nathan. Apples with Human Skin (2009) ; Hill, Barry. Four Lines East (2009) ; Johnson, A. Frances. The Pallbearer's Garden (2008) ; Lukic, Tatjana. la, la, la (2009) ; McComb, David. Beautiful Waste (2009) ; Mansell, Chris. Letters (2009)
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