Back Block Bards - A Collection of Bush Verse by Bush Bards
"Move over Banjo Paterson, John O'Brien and even the Breaker Morant as here comes a new generation of living rough and ready poets of the 21st Century, namely the Vagg and Parker families from the Hillston area." - The Hon. Tim Fischer AC
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, bringing together a wide range of stories and experiences linked together by roots in the Western Division of NSW. For anyone with a connecton to the outback life, for the avid or casual reader, or for a unique coffee table piece, these are genuine Australian stories beautifully told and illustrated.
Books will be delivered promptly straight to your door, small postage costs do apply.
With the family being affected by Early-Onset Dementia, this book is part of a fundraising campaign for the Dementia Australia Research Foundation.