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Dreamland Castaway by Leigh Warbrick
Price: Free! Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Dreamland Castaway is a compiliation of poetry in the short-form, predominately composed as a particular moment or instant, like a photo or painting of a scene or a feeling in the moment it's felt. The themes of the poems are nature, landscapes, seasons, elements, metaphysical, astronomy, time, cityscapes, technology, transport, perceptions, philosophies and human interactions.
I'll Keep Me by Soraya Schulz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: Australian English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'll Keep Me is a collection of poetry anthologies new and old. It contains poems from the previously published works Heart of Hearing and Being, collected together here for the first time. In this work, you'll find narratives of love and loss, of grief and strength, and most of all, of life. Part autobiography, part fiction, I'll Keep Me is an exploration of growing up.
Time Whispers in my Ear by OnlineGatha
Price: $2.01 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Aju Mukhopadhyay has been awarded some poetry awards from India and abroad. He published eight books of poems in English and two in Bengali. His poems have been published in 24 anthologies including an anthology of poems from India and Australia titled, Poetic Connections and The Dance of the Peacock, published from Canada. His poems have been included in an anthology of contemporary world haiku,
Treetop to Treetop by Leonie Bingham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Leonie draws inspiration for her poems from a diverse array of sources: the vast landscape surrounding her, the struggles of mental illness, local history, her own life experiences and the essence of everyday life. This is Leonie’s first poetry collection.
If You're a Poet, We Want to Know it! Volume 3 by Kapiti Coast District Council
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
The third annual Kapiti Coast District Libraries poetry contest – If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It – is aimed this year to encourage and celebrate humorous poetry in its many forms: all the way from witty, sardonic, amusing, dry, and charming, to laugh out loud, belly laughing, foot-stamping funny. We hope in this volume you’ll find something to tickle your funny bone or cause you to smile.
My Country Australia by Elizabeth Waterhouse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Shadowlight Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
My Country Australia is a compilation of poems written by Brisbane poetess Elizabeth Waterhouse. Each poem is a tribute to the country that she loves!
The Prospector by Lindsay Johannsen
Series: Far From The Urban Sprawl ... tall tales and ripping yarns from The Land Of OZ. Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A poem, wherein a bushman from the late eighteen hundreds reflects on his life and times as a gold prospector…
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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: 11,260. 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 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.