Louise Crisp's new collection of eco-poetry describes the plant life from her walks across the Monaro

By Geoff Page
Updated July 2 2021 - 3:24am, first published October 19 2019 - 5:00am

To a reviewer notorious for his reluctance to embark on a walk that doesn't involve a good coffee, Yuiquimbiang, based on journals kept from extended bushwalks across the Monaro, the Snowy River valley and East Gippsland, may not seem an ideal book. The plants for which I know the Latin name could be numbered on two hands, perhaps one. And yet, paradoxically, I am more than grateful to have read Louise Crisp's outstanding example of ecopoetry.

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