Porter, Peter

About Peter Porter

Biography (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Obituary (The Guardian)



James, Clive. "The Simple Excellence of Peter Porter." Critical Survey, vol. 18, no. 1, 2006

Steele, Peter. "The Master of the Sentences. Style and Peter Porter." Critical Survey, vol. 18, no. 1, 2006

Bennett, Bruce. "Interior Landscapes in Peter Porter's Later Poetry." Antipodes, vol. 14, no. 2, 2000

Bennett, Bruce. Spirit in Exile: Peter Porter and His Poetry, 1991

Williams, David. "'A Map of Loss': The Recent Poetry of Peter Porter." Critical Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 4, 1983




Afterburner (2004)

Max is Missing (2001)

Dragons in their Pleasant Palaces (1997)

Millennial Fables (1994)

Oxford Book of Modern Australian Verse (1988)

English Subtitles (1981)

After Martial (1972)

Once Bitten, Twice Bitten (1961)


Poetry Collections

Collected Poems: Volume II (1984 - 1999) (1999)

The Chair of Babel (1992)

Possible Worlds (1989)

Collected Poems: Volume I (1961 - 1981) (1983)



Birds in the Garden of the Cairo Marriott (2008)

A Perfect Suicide (2008)

The Page Insists that I Explain Myself (2008)

Shakespeare's Defeat (2007)

What's Playing in Eternity (2007)

The Castaway is Washed Ashore (2007)

Discs with Everything (2005)