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In The Best Australian Poems 2012, the illustrious poet John Tranter selects the most exceptional Australian poetry of the past year. Tranter casts a discerning eye over the "fragments of dream-work" that reside in poems to create a collection of exquisite beauty and wonder, featuring renowned poets alongside new voices. Previous contributors include Judith Beveridge, Stephen Edgar, Lisa Gorton, Clive James, Paul Kelly, John Kinsella, David Malouf, Cate Kennedy, Les Murray, Dorothy Porter, Peter Rose, Robert Adamson, Jaya Savige and many more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781863955812
ISBN-10: 186395581X
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 137mm x 17mm)
Pages: 204
Imprint: Black Inc.
Publisher: Black Inc.
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2012
Country of Publication: Australia


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Author Biography - John Tranter

John Tranter is the author of more than twenty books. His 2006 poetry collection Urban Myths: 210 Poems - New and Selected won multiple awards, including the Victorian, NSW and South Australian Premiers' Prizes. His latest book is Starlight: 150 Poems.

Books By Author John Tranter

Best Australian Poems 2011 by John Tranter

The Best Australian Poems 2011

Paperback, November 2011
Starlight: 150 Poems by John Tranter

Starlight: 150 Poems

Paperback, August 2010
Best Australian Poetry 2007 by John Tranter

The Best Australian Poetry 2007

Paperback, September 2007
Urban Myths by John Tranter

Urban Myths

Paperback, May 2006