Life Cycle

September 30, 2022|

Bruce Dawe, 2009 Best-selling poet, Bruce Dawe (1930 – 2020) has been acclaimed as Australia’s premier bard of the suburbs. A highly respected writer and educator, Dawe’s work was described by Les Murray – arguably Australia’s most important poet of the 20th century – as “wonderfully [...]

Noonday Axeman

September 30, 2022|

Les Murray, 1965 During his lifetime Les Murray (1938 – 2019) was widely considered Australia’s premier poet. In death, there is an argument suggesting he was the greatest poet this country has ever produced. Nobel Prize-winning American poet Joseph Brodsky once said of Murray, “he is, [...]