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Home Books Poetry The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry

The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry


Edited by John Kinsella and Tracy Ryan

Contributions from Afeif Ismail, Dorothy Hewett, Randolph Stow, Caroline Caddy, Dennis Haskell, Sally Morgan, Wendy Jenkins, Barbara Temperton, Kim Scott, Marcella Polain, David McComb, Charmaine Papertalk-Green, Nandi Chinna, John Mateer, Scott-Patrick Mitchell and Caitlin Maling

The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry is a comprehensive survey of the state’s poets from the 19th century to today.

Featuring work from 134 poets, and including the work of many WA Indigenous poets, this watershed anthology brings together the poems that have contributed to and defined the ways that Western Australians see themselves.

ISBN: 9781925162202
Dimensions: B+ Format: 20.5x13.8cm
Pages: 376
Publication year: 2017
Publisher: Fremantle Press


About the editors:

John Kinsella’s many volumes of poetry include the prize winning collections Peripheral Light: New and Selected Poems and The New Arcadia. He is an Extraordinary Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University, and a Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia.

Tracy Ryan was born and grew up in Western Australia. She has worked at various jobs in libraries, bookselling, editing, community journalism and university teaching and is the author of twelve books of poetry and three novels. She has a BA in English from Curtin University and a BA (Hons) in French from the University of New England in NSW. She is especially interested in foreign languages and the translation of poetry.