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Final work of an iconic Australian poet

Posthumous volumes of poetry hold a particular fascination. Is the poet losing his powers or does the keenness of dwindling life produce a new honesty, a new self-assessment, or new depths of creativity? Czeslaw Milosz and R.S. Thomas produced masterworks well into their old age while many others seem to coast by on past achievements.

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Poetic voice finally sees light of day

A new collection of poetry reveals the talent of a little-known Sydney poet who was much admired by all who knew him, including a...

Les Murray – a daily sacramental poet

When Les Murray received an honorary D.Litt degree from the University of New England in 1990, he began his acceptance speech in an unusual...
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