Books Plus Poet Presents: Melinda Smith

Melinda Smith is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Goodbye, Cruel (Pitt St Poetry, 2017) and the poetry and art chapbook Members Only (Recent Work Press, 2017). Her work has been widely anthologised, both in Australia and internationally, and translated into multiple languages. Her previous book, Drag Down to Unlock or Place an Emergency Call, won the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Poetry. She is based in the A.C.T. and is a former poetry editor of the Canberra Times
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