Australia's Writers & Poets (Hardcover)

The story of our rich literary heritage (Little Red Books)

By John Miller

Exisle Publishing, 9780908988136, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 2015

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Description

From the iconic poems of Banjo Paterson to today's international bestsellers by Peter Carey and Patrick White, Australian literature has reflected the changes in Australia's national development, and today it stands proudly on the world stage. At the same time, indigenous writing has come into its own, with authors such as Oodgeroo Noonuccal giving a powerful voice to the Aboriginal experience. Australia's Writers and Poets looks at the men and women who have created this rich literary tradition and celebrates the incredible diversity of their writing



About the Author

John Miller has been a journalist and editor for more than 35 years and has used his wordsmithing skills to write a number of nonfiction books, including five for Exisle Publishing on aspects of Australian history and the unique Australian psyche. Having lived in rural New South Wales for most of his life, John has a deep affinity for bush culture and the traditional country lifestyle.