Back Block Bards - A Collection of Bush Verse by Bush Bards
When you think of Australian Bush Poetry, you may well think of the classics, Banjo, Lawson and Co., and rightly so. It might be Murray Hartin and The Naked Poets, or it could be one of the many Australian writers who have brought their wonderful stories to you through Bush Verse that is surprisingly hard to put down.
Well, now it’s time to look again! Back Block Bards is a group of modern Australian poets, contributing to the rich history of Bush Verse in Australia.
This 156- page book by 8 related poets spans across 4 generations, from WWI through to 2018. For anyone with a connecton to the Western Division of NSW or outback life in general, for the avid or casual reader, or for a unique coffee table piece, these are genuine Australian stories beautifully told and illustrated.
This book is part of a fundraising campaign for the Dementia Australia Research Foundation.