Exciting anthologies from Australian voices in 2020

 Special priceFire Flood and Plague

Fire Flood and Plague

Sophie Cunningham

Writers, scientists, historians, journalists and commentators consider subjects as broad as culture and the arts, working as a doctor, travel, domestic violence, security, immigration, the death of a loved one, geopolitics,...

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maar bidi: next generation black writing

maar bidi: next generation black writing

Elfie Shiosaki, Linda Martin

In this beautifully crafted, evocative and poignant anthology of prose and fiction, a diverse group of young black writers are encouraged to find strength in their voices and what is important to them. 

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Collisions: Fictions of the Future

Collisions: Fictions of the Future

Leah Jing McIntosh, Hassan Abul, Adalya Nash Hussein, Cher Tan

Experimental, genre-bending, lucid stories of the future from the inaugural Liminal Fiction Prize longlist. 

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After Australia

After Australia

Michael Mohammed Ahmad

Climate catastrophe, police brutality, white genocide, totalitarian rule and the erasure of black history provide the backdrop for stories of love, courage and hope. In this unflinching new anthology, eleven of Australia's most...

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Sweatshop Women: Volume Two

Sweatshop Women: Volume Two

Winnie Dunn

Sweatshop Women is an exciting and contemporary collection of prose and poetry written by women from Indigenous, migrant and refugee backgrounds. In this second volume, Australia’s most urgent new voices return to...

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Animals Make Us Human

Animals Make Us Human

Leah Kaminsky, Meg Keneally

A response to the devastating 2019-20 bushfires, Animals Make Us Human both celebrates Australia's unique wildlife and highlights its vulnerability.

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Grandmothers: Essays by 21st-century Grandmothers

Grandmothers: Essays by 21st-century Grandmothers

Helen Elliott

An unmissable collection of writing on what it means to be a grandmother-edited by literary journalist and writer Helen Elliott.

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What Happens Next?

What Happens Next?

Emma Dawson, Janet McCalman

With contributions from some of Australia's most respected academics and leading thinkers, What Happens Next? sets out a progressive, reforming agenda to tackle the twin crises of climate change and inequality. It provides a...

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Upturn: A better normal after COVID-19

Upturn: A better normal after COVID-19

Tanya Plibersek

COVID-19 has resulted in changes none of us could have imagined, but what happens next?

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2020: The Year That Changed Us

2020: The Year That Changed Us

The Conversation, Molly Glassey

In January 2020, Australia went from battling one of its worst-ever bushfire seasons to preparing for COVID-19 to hit its shores. What ensued was crisis: a pandemic, political upheaval, an international human rights movement,...

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The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry

The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry

Paul Hetherington, Cassandra Atherton

Prose poetry is a resurgent literary form in the English-speaking world and has been rapidly gaining popularity in Australia. Cassandra Atherton and Paul Hetherington have gathered a broad and representative selection of the best...

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Fire Front: First Nations Poetry and Power Today

Fire Front: First Nations Poetry and Power Today

Alison Whittaker

Curated and introduced by Alison Whittaker, Fire Front is a ground-breaking anthology of First Nations poetry showcasing some of the brightest new stars, as well as leading Aboriginal writers and poets including Bruce Pascoe, Ali...

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Guwayu, For All Times: A Collection of First Nations poems

Guwayu, For All Times: A Collection of First Nations poems

Jeanine Leane, Red Room Poetry

Guwayu, For All Times is a collection of First Nations poems commissioned by Red Room Poetry over the past 16 years, and is a radical literary intervention for its breadth of representation, temporal depth and diversity of...

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Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices

Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices

Desert Pea Media, Ellen van Neerven

A new generation of deadly, young poets has emerged in Australia.

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