So from the unknown voice I courage found,
And girdling close my pilgrim garb, with speed
Went on, nor to the thorns beneath gave heed,
Nor seemed to know how cold th’ uneven ground;
The dreary road ceased to affright me now

Caroline W. Leakey (1827 – 1881), Australian Poet

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Australian poetry congratulates Chris Wallace-Crabbe AM on prestigious Melbourne Prize

National poetry body Australian Poetry warmly congratulates eminent poet Chris Wallace-Crabbe AM on being awarded last night one of Australia’s most prestigious literary awards, the $60,000 Melbourne Prize for...



APJ 5.2

NSW: Australian Poetry Journal & Anthology Launch

We have two beautiful publications in production at the moment -- Australian Poetry Journal Vol 5 No 2 and the Australian Poetry Anthology 2015. We will be launching these next month at Stanley Street Gallery,...


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Hazel Rowley Fellowship

The annual Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship commemorates the work of Hazel Rowley (1951-2011), one of the world’s leading biographers, who left behind a legacy of great writing, a passion for words and for exploring...


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APJ 5.1: Correction

Margaret Bradstock advises us of two errors in relation to attribution of reviewers' remarks in her profile of Black Pepper Press in Issue 5.1. The sentence commencing 'As Lucy Van has said...' should commence with 'As...