'The annual anthology publishes a selection of poems by FSP members. All original poems read by members of Friendly Street Poets at an official FSP meeting, whether in the city or at a regional centre, are eligible to be selected for publication in the anthology.' (Trove)
Friendly Street Poets publishes three series of publications:
(i) The Friendly Street Poetry Readers: annual anthologies of work selected from the Friendly Street monthly poetry readings.
(ii) Friendly Street Poets: selected works by individual South Australian writers from Friendly Street.
(iii) Friendly Street New Poets : each an anthology of selections by three South Australian poets from Friendly Street.
'No. 16 Friendly Street Poetry Reader brings you the variety and vitality of the work read at the monthly meetings in the Box Factory during 1991. Poets old and young, new and experienced offer you their particular visions of the absurd glory of human becoming.' (Publication summary)Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1992
'The No. 17 Reader is the 1992 selection of the best Friendly Street poems. Here is South Australian poetry full of life and ranging widely, drawn from the monthly readings at the Box Factory. (Publication summary)Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1993
'A selection of the best poems read at the Box Factory in 1994, by poets famous and infamous, yuppy and financially challenged, mystic and realistic.' (Publication summary)Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1995
'The "Friendly Street" philosophy is to include poets who acknowledge the diversity of thoughts on modern social issues and the complexities of today's living, scattered among the delights of life. This is a collection of the best of their poetry in 1997.' (Publication summary)Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1998
'Flow is a title, a signpost not a theme. Flow is a word which describes a way of reading across, with or beside the poetry. Flow is an illustration of the way the editors have selected, collated, and edited this collection of the 104 best poems read during the year 2000 at Australia's longest running poetry venue - Friendly Street Poets.' (Publication summary)Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 2001
'During the past year, Friendly Street audiences have experienced riotous performance poems, dramatic monologues, a dash of opera, nervous first-timers, sprinklings of comedy, an impassioned reading from the Melbourne poet, Alan Wearne, and much more. Some of this diversity is represented in this reader.' (Publication summary)Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 2002
'The Infinite Dirt presents the most outstanding poems from Friendly Street Poets’ 38th year. The anthology digs deep into the preoccupations of South Australia’s poets, from the ground surface right down to what T.S. Eliot called “the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being”'. (Publisher's summary)Norwood : Friendly Street Poets , 2014