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Giles Hugo's photo-portrait of Eric Beach
is used by permission.
© Giiles Hugo, 2000

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The poetry of Eric Beach featured on this web page is strictly copyright. It is published on this web site by permission of the author.

All the poems by Eric Beach cited here and pubished on this site are copyright by Eric Beach and all rights are retained by Eric Beach.

You may not reproduce, copy or re-publish or store these poems in any medium or format without the express permission of the author, Eric Beach, Minyip Victoria 3992 Australia. Alternatively contact The Write Stuff

Eric Beach

Eric Beach 13 October 2007 c Giles Hugo photographer
Photo: Giles Hugo

Eric Beach is a well-known Australian poet, playwright and community writer. He lives in Victoria, but has spent many years in Tasmania. Of his origins he says, 'I didn't come to Australia, I just left New Zealand.'

Eric Beach has been included in every anthology published by major literary magazines in Australia.

An edited version of the speech by poet Tim Thorne when launching Eric Beach's book, Weeping for Lost Babylon, on 4 May 1996, is given on the next page.

About Weeping for Lost Babylon
Launch speech by Tim Thorne

Photo portraits of Eric Beach (photographer: Giles Hugo)



Books by Eric Beach

Eric has published four collections of poetry:

red heart my country, by Eric Beach, was published by Pardalote Press, ©2000 ISBN 0646 40161 0. For copies, contact the publisher, Pardalote Press, C/- 44 Bayside Drive, Lauderdale Tasmania 7021

Saint Kilda Meets Hugo Ball (Gargoyles Press),

In Occupied Territory (The Saturday Centre) and

A Photo of Some People in a Football Stadium (Overland).

He performs frequently at workshops, readings and public events around the country.



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Archived content (vol.1, 1995 to Vol.7, 2002-2004) Featured poets: Eric Beach (vol.2 2000); Anne Kellas (vol.2 2000); Stephen Oliver (vol.5 2002) Lionel Abrahams (vol.6 2005).

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