Almanac Poetry: ‘In Memoriam’ by Martin Johnston

Martin Johnston (1947 – 1990),  the son of authors George Johnston and Charmian Clift, is another Australian poet who died far too young. ‘Beautiful Objects’, a new release of Martin Johnston’s poetry, was launched on Sunday.





You can read In Memoriam – For John Forbes Here.


Nadia Wheatley is the literary executor of Martin Johnston’s estate. Read her account in The Sydney Morning Herald of the background to  publishing fifteen previously unpublished poems by Martin Johnston HERE.


A website that has been set up to commemorate the life and times of Martin Johnston HERE


Read more stories from Almanac Poetry HERE


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