Starlight

1969-longhair-tint

Time to blow my own cornet (smaller than a trumpet): John Tranter’s “Starlight: 150 Poems” (214 pages, 2010) won the 2011 Age Poetry Book of the Year and the 2011 Queensland Premier’s Award; this link takes you to “The Anaglyph” (a very long poem from the book), ten more poems from the book, details of two major Australian awards, reviews by Martin Duwell, Bronwyn Lea, Gig Ryan, and Corey Wakeling. At:

http://johntranter.com/poems/anaglyph.shtml

This takes you to “Starlight:: 35 pages of Notes:
http://johntranter.com/notes/starlight.shtml

Photo: John Tranter, bad hair day, 1969.