Poet Ian Mcfarlane’s latest book, Wintersong:  New and selected verse, published by ginninderrapress.com.au is now available. It includes an introduction by award-winning poet, Dr Tim Metcalf, and explores cultural, political and environmental themes.

Ian McFarlane considers poetry to be a conversation with the imagination of anyone prepared to listen. His verse is both free and rhythmic, spanning its own inclusive path. Ian is an award-winning writer of fiction, essays and book reviews. Despite the crippling handicap of anxiety and depression, he has used words and ideas in defence of social justice, the environment and psychological well-being for many years. He now lives in a Canberra retirement village with his wife, Mary.