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The Golden Bird

The Golden Bird: New and selected poems

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Awards for The Golden Bird

  • Winner, CJ Dennis Prize for Poetry in the 2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards
  • Shortlisted, 2009 Age Book of the Year Awards

About the author

Robert Adamson

Robert Adamson is the author of The Golden Bird (winner of the CJ Dennis Prize for Poetry in the 2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards) and editor of The Best Australian Poems 2009. He has published numerous volumes of poetry in …

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Praise for The Golden Bird

‘We gain an appreciation, poem by poem, of how considerable a writer he is … Adamson’s The Golden Bird is a signal moment in Australian poetry publishing of the last decade…’ —Canberra Times

 

‘He is as deft and resourceful a craftsman as exists, and his poems move with a clarity and ease I find unique.’ —Robert Creeley

‘Robert Adamson is one of Australia's national treasures.’ —John Ashbery

‘A must-have for anyone’ —Australian Book Review

 

‘Miraculous, quickening book.’ —Age

 

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