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The Adas 2015: The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize, The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize, The Young Adas Short Story Prize and Graphic Short Story Prize. by Williamstown Literary Festival
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This ebook volume of the Ada Cambridge literary awards anthology contains the short-listed and winning entries for three of the prizes: Biographical Prose Prize, Poetry Prize, and Young Adas Short Stories. The print edition, available for loan or purchase at any Hobsons Bay Libraries branch, also features two entries for the Young Adas Graphic Short Stories.
Life Before by Stephen Outram
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by What Else is Possible?. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
“The fisher folk came by this morn, wearing white and cloaked in dawn. Accent the grey, dark the brown; closely fitted, a feather gown.” Life Before is a collection of some 26 poems, musing and essays; written over a period of ten years and until now, unknown to anyone. Enough of being hidden in the dark, dusty drawer, they wanted out!
Kill Them by Drew Lindsay
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,720. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Swimsuit models gather at a resort in Western Australia. A young Aboriginal girl is raped in sand dunes close by. Ben Hood is hired to protect the swimsuit crew. Islamic State fanatics decide to launch a deadly attack on the models. A secret government squad is dispatched to neutralise the I.S. plot. There is obviously going to be a deadly collision course with Ben right in the middle.
Departures & Arrivals by Pete Shmigel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
“Departures & Arrivals” is a haiku and poetry collection by a voluntary migrant born to forced migrants. It’s about different places and different states, and the search for sense through the senses.
Hunting Poems by Marion Day
Series: Heart of the Hunter. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
For ages 10 + There’s a lot of learning that goes on in the years between rabbit shoots and heli-hunting. Told in the hunter’s lore and language, these are poems of the young and old who hunt to fill the freezer or hunt for a living, those who hunt to rid the land of destructive pests, and those who do it because it is in their blood.
Love: A Test Run by Gareth Roi Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
The experiment: write a poem a day, every day for a month. The catch: every poem has to explore love. There’s poems about true love, soul mate love, whale love, first love, lost love, unrequited love, dark love, abandoned love, ghost love, 10-second love, pure perfect impossible love, painful love, imagined love, fantasy love, universe-ending love … & more besides.
His mate Jack by David Mc Donald
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
His mate Jack is a short story about a true australian hero named jack whome pushed injured golddiggers through the west australian outback and goldfields.
Macclesfield Collections Vol. 1 by Brian Lewis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by Strong & Bold Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
A collection of 22 contemporary poems by recently emerged shy poet, Brian Lewis, based in Macclesfield, South Australia.
Inner Flash by G McDougall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Poetry Saves Lives. 'Je suis Charlie' and 'Wear White this Morning' plus thirty-one other Australian short stories and poems that says life is worth living. Includes the wonderful 'Wyee', 'Tipsy', 'Patting the Dog' and 'Tribute to Kiama' and 'Perpetual Train'. "For colour, word play and an outstanding use of rhythm, Garry's work is unbeatable."
Kurtz in Toowoon by David Morisset
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
This latest collection of poems by David Morisset follows his journey through joy and depression, faith and hopelessness, and love and loneliness. Along the way he is immersed in lavish landscapes and encounters the best and worst of people. David Morisset is the pen name of an Australian writer who lives near Toowoon Bay on the Central Coast north of Sydney.
Corroboree To The Sun by Ian Mudie
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Strong & Bold Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
“Corroboree to the Sun” is a digital compilation of poems written by the acclaimed Australian poet, Ian Mudie, over the period 1934 to 1974. The poems that have been selected are representative of the main themes running through Ian Mudie’s poetry: respect for the natural environment; respect for aboriginal peoples; pride in the Australian nation; and recognition of the Australian character.
Short Stories in Rhyme by Peter M. Atkins
Price: Free! Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian(5.00 from 1 review)
SHORT STORIES IN RHYME is a poetry book authored by Peter M. Atkins. These poems are creatively written about the Australian outback, and offer crystal clear glimpses into its beauty, colour and tragic weather extremes. They are in excellent company with tributes to mothers, nurses, soldiers, sailors and friends. Along with verse on comedy and the intricacies of life.
If You're a Poet, We Want to Know it! Volume 2 by Kapiti Coast District Council
Price: Free! Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
To commemorate the centenary of World War I, Kāpiti Coast District Libraries’ second annual poetry contest – If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It – welcomed poets of all ages to submit poems with the theme of “War & Peace”. Included in this anthology is every submission the library received, a total of 85 poems, in each of three age groups: Children (6–12), Teens (13–18) and Adults (19+).
Poetry Anatomy by Steven Hammon
Price: Free! Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
A collection of amazing heart felt, positive, uplifting poems. This book also covers the basics of what you need to know in order to write amazing poetry. Sample: Beauty Abounding - Mind blowing awesomeness I see; A gorgeous construction created for me. Beauty abounding; So outstanding; Giving a sunset cost free.
Poems, Prose & Penniless Vol. 2 by John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author(5.00 from 1 review)
The second volume continues to reflect on the way lives are determined by relationships. Some are fleeting, some long term. Some are good, some go bad. Life is hopefully learning about yourself Through this we experience the extremes of emotions which can make the middle ground hard to find. Unless you've been to the dark valleys you'll never realise you can soar above the mountains like an eagle.
Collected Australian Verse by Len Kloosman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 and represented by wtlaw. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Despite the fact that most of this collection is about Australia, it must not be seen or judged to be an effort to emulate the classical Australian bush bards and other poets. This is about the down-under land I’ve adopted and lived in for over 30 years, a fascinating land on the other side of the world. Turn the pages and feel the myths of this down-under land.
Snapshots of People I Have Never Met by Alexander Doodis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Snapshots of People I Have Never Met is about people I have seen but never met, and my attempt to understand them. Snapshots is about real people living their evryday lives as seen by me in a coffee shop. If only my eyes could take photos.
Symposium of Empty Envelopes by Kelvin Hayes
Price: $11.50 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
This poems retrospective is a book that thinks it's a DVD. Includes work from all current poems releases as well as an essay, bibliographic notes and notes about his influences. Also includes hidden content.