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'In The Best Australian Poems 2011, renowned poet John Tranter selects the finest poems written by Australians over the past year. The vibrant and unforgettable voices of established poets blend seamlessly with the fresh voices of emerging poets in this sublime collection.' (From the publisher's website.)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Black Inc. , 2011 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Sibyl's Avenuei"The lovers strolled in a city", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 1)
Public Mourningi"The history of tango has been cancelled", Ali Alizadeh , single work poetry (p. 2)
Aubadei"Did I once believe in the power of poetry?", Richard James Allen , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Function Centrei"Resonant surgical anecdotes roll on:", Chris Andrews , single work poetry (p. 5)
An Apologyi"I am sorry I cannot publish your poem.", Jude Aquilina , single work poetry (p. 6)
Hugh Tolhurst, with Lines for a Poemi"Scenery emerges from the picture like a train", Louis Armand , single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Portrait of Edith Murtone, Fiction Writeri"Scarlet nail polish and lipstick", Peter Bakowski , single work poetry (p. 9-12)
The Funniesi"The comics were best kept simple-", Ken Bolton , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Others in the Towni"She is walking on frost at dawn", Neil Boyack , single work poetry (p. 16-18)
Clarity of the Wordi"to cut; to run; to stay in a burrow underground; to impersonate", Peter Boyle , single work poetry (p. 19)
The Sublimei"at 86 and 91 they are still together", Kevin Brophy , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
In My Phonei"you said we didn't but we did", Pamela Brown , single work poetry (p. 22-24)
Ticki"last drinks at the", Joanne Burns , single work poetry (p. 25)
How the Dusk Portions Timei"Then one evening, after the gallery, hung with invisible", Michelle Cahill , single work poetry (p. 26)
The Lights Are Oni"the irony of green rain", Grant Caldwell , single work poetry (p. 27)
On Emptyi"On a hot day the North-West Plain is so flat it isn't.", John Carey , single work poetry (p. 28)
Magmai"At almost noon.", Bonny Cassidy , single work poetry (p. 29)
Ms Marbig No. 26 16i"another team needs restructuring", Julie Chevalier , single work poetry (p. 30)
We Begin Building That Which Cannot Collapse Because it Will Have to Have Been Built as if it had Already Falleni"Gary was being extremely annoying with the glue-gun, as a", Justin Clemens , single work poetry (p. 31)
Picassoi"Wrapped in bulls and balls", Sue Clennell , single work poetry (p. 32)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2011 .
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      Extent: xvi, 206 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: November 2011.
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192)
      ISBN: 9781863955492
      Series: y separately published work icon The Best Australian Poems Black Inc. (publisher), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2003- Z1845184 2003 series - publisher poetry 'Each year the Best Australian collections - essays, stories and poems - bring together the best and brightest that has been written across the country. Selected by an eminent writer, these are collections that show the full range of writing we produce, recalling the year that has just been.' (From the publisher's website.)

Works about this Work

The Best Australian Poems 2011 edited by John Tranter Katherine Gallagher , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 7 no. 4 2013;

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry
Melinda Bufton on Best Australian Poems 2011, Ed. John Tranter Melinda Bufton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 71 no. 3 2012;

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry
Mark Roberts Reviews ‘The Best Australian Poems 2011′ Mark Roberts , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , August vol. 39 no. 1 2012;

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry
The Latest Word Heather Taylor Johnson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , no. 26 2012; (p. 55)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry
Cosmopolitan Zing Kate Middleton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 338 2012; (p. 38-39)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry
Capital Collections Simon Caterson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 3 December 2011; (p. 26-27)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2011 2011 anthology short story ; The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Essays 2011 2011 anthology essay extract criticism
Class of 2011 Simon Caterson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 December 2011; (p. 37)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2011 2011 anthology short story ; The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Essays 2011 2011 anthology essay extract criticism
Perchance to Dream Peter Pierce , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 December 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry
Proof that Australian Writing Is Hard to Best Christopher Bantick , 2011-2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 December - 1 January 2011-2012; (p. 20-21)

— Review of The Best Australian Essays 2011 2011 anthology essay extract criticism ; The Best Australian Stories 2011 2011 anthology short story ; The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry
Cosmopolitan Zing Kate Middleton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 338 2012; (p. 38-39)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011 anthology poetry
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