In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality:
If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry +Potter will return results with the word 'Potter'.
If you use '-' in front of a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry -Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between two words, then both of those words will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry AND Potter will return results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between two words, then bth of those words may or may not be present in the search results.
ex: Harry OR Potter will return results with just 'Harry', results with just 'Potter' and results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry NOT Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
Placing '""' around words will perform a phrase search. The search results will contain those words in that order.
ex: "Harry Potter" will return any results with 'Harry Potter' in them, but not 'Potter Harry'.
Using '*' in a word will perform a wildcard search. The '*' signifies any number of characters. Searches can not start with a wildcard.
ex: Pot*er will return results with words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er'. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match.
Christopher Palmer was born in Brisbane in 1969 and raised in the UK. He has lived in many places since returning to Australia in 1987, and currently lives in Canberra, where he completed a PhD in the biological sciences in 2005. He's happiest in the ecotone between the arts and sciences, and moves habitually between both. His poetry has been published since 2002. The poems in this volume range across forms, subjects, geography and time, exploring the kinds of relationships that people have. Afterlives is his first collection. Of the poems 'Gallipoli, dawn' and 'Epitaph', Gig Ryan writes, 'Gallipoli tourists "stand like crosses," or a television establishes its "reich," that is, his unique vision unearths a bleak, though sometimes darkly humorous, landscape of turmoil from what had previously seemed familiar and benign.'