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by George J. Dance

Brook emery

Brook Emery. Courtesy The Poetry Archive.

Brook Emery (born 1949) is an Australian poet.[1]

LifeEdit

He earned a Ph.D. in creative arts from the University of Newcastle.[1]

He taught high school for over 20 years.[1]

WritingEdit

Christopher Pollnitz said of Emery's second collection: "Misplaced Heart is the best book of Australian poetry I've read so far in the 21st century. It's a book that makes me grin rather than laugh; and it's a book that makes me weep, with joy, with admiration, and with its unsentimental pinpoint pathos".[2]

RecognitionEdit

Awards that Emery has received include include the Dennis Butler Memorial Prize, the Newcastle Poetry Prize, the Australian Sports Poetry Award, the Arts Queensland Judith Wright Calanthe Award, and the Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize.[1]

PublicationsEdit

PoetryEdit

  • and dug my fingers in the sand. Wollongong University, NSW: Five Islands Press, 2000.
  • Misplaced Heart: Poems. Wollongong, NSW: Five Islands Press, 2003.
  • At a Slight Angle, and other poems. Warners Bay, NSW: Picaro Press, 2006.
  • Uncommon Light: Poems. Carlton, Vic: Five Islands Press, 2007.
  • Collusion. St Kilda, Vic: John Leonard Press, 2012.

EditedEdit

  • Earthly Matters: Biology and geology poems (edited by Emery and Victoria Haritos). Potts Point, NSW: Poets Union, 2010.
  • Holding Patterns: Physics and engineering poems (edited by Emery and Victoria Haritos). Potts Point, NSW: Poets Union, 2010.
  • Law and Impulse" Maths and chemistry poems (edited by Emery and Victoria Haritos). Potts Point, NSW: Poets Union, 2010.


Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[3]

See alsoEdit

Art

Art.afterhours - Acclaimed Australian Poet Brook Emery

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Brook Emerby b. 1949, Poetry Foundation. Web, Jan. 9, 2014.
  2. Brook Emery (b. 1949), The Poetry Archive. Web, Jan. 9, 2013.
  3. Search results = au:Brook Emery, WorldCat. Web, Jan. 8, 2014.

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