“The poems of Weather Walks In, Tony Lintermans’ third poetry collection, are fluent, subtly earthy, and have a fiery lift that takes your breath away. The reader is intrigued and delighted as abstraction is humanised in gems of images or aphorisms.”
And what warmly lyrical, clear-sighted poems these are – sometimes irreverent, witty, or downright funny, sometimes reflective and deeply felt, open to sadness and the mystery of things. Tony Lintermans focuses on scenes from a life, his language intimately investing the world of family, birth and death, politics, surfing and the beach, and all the weathers of love. These are luminous, essential insights to be relished, reread, and remembered.” Jan Owen
Tony Lintermans lives on the coast near Melbourne, and has worked as a writer, editor and speechwriter for many years. He has received various awards in fiction and poetry. His short story awards include The Age Short Story Prize twice, and the Asiaweek short story prize. His most recent poetry award was Australian Book Review’s Peter Porter Poetry Prize 2011, jointly. His earlier volume, The Shed Manifesto, was shortlisted for the National Book Council’s Banjo Awards (Poetry) and South Australia’s Arts Festival Poetry Prize.