Beth Spencer / Poet of the Month - 2016

Poet of the Month – February

Beth Spencer

Beth Spencer’s awards include The Age Short Story Award, runner up for the Steele Rudd Award (for How to Conceive of a Girl), the inaugural Dinny O’Hearn Fellowship, and assistance from the Literature Board of the Australia Council. Vagabondage, a verse memoir about the year she lived in a campervan (UWAPublishing, 2014) was her first book in eighteen years, followed in 2015 by The Party of Life, a bilingual (English-Chinese) new-and-selected poems from ASM/Flying Islands. She has also had work broadcast on ABC Radio – most recently an Earshot piece called ‘Forgetting’ about her mother’s journey with dementia. She lives on the Central Coast, NSW and at

The author’s books are available for purchase from the following websites:

UWAPublishing —
or direct from Beth-  — $25 post free
or ebook from Kindle —
or Kobo –

The Party of Life is available from Beth – $12 posted —


The Party of Life

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