The shortlist for the AGE Poetry book of the year is:
Susan Hampton – The Kindly Ones (Five Islands Press)
Jennifer Maiden – Friendly Fire (Giramond0)
Les Murray – The Biplane Houses (Black Inc)
John Tranter – Urban Myths (UQP)
Chris Wallace-Crabbe – The Universe Looks Down (Brandl & Schlesinger)
and the winner is . . .