Prayers of a Secular World, eds. Jordie Albiston and Kevin Brophy
With an introduction from David Tacey, respected authority on Australian spirituality
Release: October 2015
A collection of wonder and celebration of today’s world, poems that mark the cycle of the day, the seasons, the evolution of weather, the marvel of becoming—first steps, first words, transitions, epiphanies and inspirations; poems of belief and of doubt, remembrance and blessing, pleas for protection, forgiveness and redemption, poems of gratitude. Learn more about Jordie Albiston & Kevin Brophy here. Learn more about David Tacey here.
Australian Love Letters, ed. Bruce Pascoe
Submission Deadline: 29 May 2015
Release Date: February 2016
The third in this stand out series on love, Australian Love Letters will continue the exploration of love Australian style. The book itself will have a design and quality to match its predecessors Australian Love Poems, ed. Mark Tredinnick and Australian Love Stories, ed. Cate Kennedy.
About the Editor:
Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong, Yuin,Tasmanian man. He published and edited Australian Short Stories Magazine from 1982–1999, authored twenty seven books including a language dictionary and language learning resource books for the Wathaurong Community. He appeared in the SBS documentary, First Australians, wrote and performed three theatre plays, and wrote and produced the documentary, Wathaurong Community, for the Wathaurong Aboriginal Corporation. His awards include: the 2013 Prime Minister’s Award for Young Adult Fiction, the 2010 Federation of Australian Writers Short Story Award the 1999 Australian Literature Award. His most recent novel, Dark Emu, was shortlisted in 2014 Queensland Literary Awards and 2014 Victorian Premier’s Indigenous Awards.