All These Presences

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This book was originally published as:

Kent, J., Musgrave, D., & Rickett, C. (Eds.). (2016). All these presences. Glebe, Australia: Puncher & Wattmann.

ISBN: 9781922186928


130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy| 190402 Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting)| 200101 Communication Studies

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All These Presences publishes poems by creative writing students at Avondale College alongside work by a selection of established Australian poets. Like the three earlier volumes it follows, Wording the World (2010), Here Not There (2012) and A Way of Happening (2014), it is a unique collaboration between writers at very different stages of learning and practising their craft.

Poetry writing is an intensely personal expression of experience. The poems themselves, however, have a magical ability to move from silence into a world of unexpected conversations and deep connections, not only with readers, but also with other poets. All These Presences is an exciting illustration of that connectedness. It is a vibrant gathering of presences: a fresh and wide-ranging collection of new and mature voices from Australia’s contemporary poetic community.


Due to copyright restrictions this book is unavailable for download.

All these presences may be accessed from the publisher here.

Staff and Students of Avondale College may access All these presences from Avondale College Library (829.108 B46-4).

Please refer to publisher version or contact the library.