John Foulcher

Our featured poet this week is the very first reprobate we published back in 2012. John has published 11 collections of poetry over the past 35 years - the most recent three with PSP. His greatest hits and golden oldies are collected in the first of our 101 Poems series. To celebrate John's anointment as the first ever PSP poet of the week, we are offering free postage to any place on Planet Earth when you buy a copy of the limited edition, signed and numbered hardback of The Sunset Assumption .

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Pitt Street Poetry was founded by Linsay and John Knight in 2012 as an imprint of the boutique publishing company Entirely Beautiful Books
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Our Sydney-based poetry imprint uses a judicious mix of traditional and contemporary technologies to publish reprints of classic Australian poetry and a selective new list, which now includes poets from Australia, the UK and the USA. Learn more.

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Our poetry books have twice won the Australian Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry (in 2014 and 2017) and have won or been shortlisted for an encouraging variety of other poetry prizes.
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Our 2018 list

Time has flown, flown faster than a weaver’s shuttle, which apparently is pretty jolly fast. So now it’s time to welcome a raft of new poetry books to the Pitt Street Poetry stable for 2018. First up this year is Rainforest, a fine fourth collection from Eileen Chong, launched by Felicity Plunkett in Sydney before […]

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Back in, hmm, black?

A prolonged radio silence, you mutter. Not very poetic. Well yes and no. The latter months of 2015 saw Pitt Street Poetry not so much in the pits as more of a long, deep slough of despond. One half of the cissexual team who form the engine room of the imprint crashed into intensive care […]

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Our 2015 List

  The year has started splendidly with the launch of Jean Kent’s new collection The Hour of Silvered Mullet at the Newcastle Writers Festival. The weekend had a strong poetry component, kicking off with a lively panel of Jean, Melinda Smith and Jenny Blackford discussing their own and each others’ work, and then the seven-poet ‘big […]

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