Andrew Taylor was born in Victoria in 1940, educated at Melbourne University, and lived for many years in Adelaide. He now teaches at Edith Cowan University in Perth. He is the author of the critical book Reading Australian Poetry (UQP 1987), and the libretti for two operas. Travelling (UQP 1986) was the regional winner of the British Airways Commonwealth Poetry Prize, and Sandstone (UQP 1995) won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award for Poetry. His latest collection, his tenth book of poetry, is Gotterdammerung Café (UQP 2001).
Andrew is one of Australia’s most accomplished and anthologised contemporary poets. He has lived and worked at various times in Italy, the USA, England and Germany, where he visits regularly.
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Andrew Taylor is an innovative and exploratory writer. This new volume provides a comprehensive selection of his poetry from 1960 to 1985, from the powerful assurance of "The Cool Change" and "Ice Fi ...
From the start, Andrew Taylor's poetry has been involved in both the domestic and the wider world of travel - physical, emotional and spiritual. The poems in this new collection, whether set in an Au ...