John Leonard is commissioning editor. He taught at Monash and James Cook universities, and is the well-known anthologist of Seven Centuries of Poetry in English (OUP). He has also edited five landmark Australian anthologies, including the recent full survey, The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry, 2009, and Young Poets: An Australian Anthology, 2011. (Several John Leonards inhabit the literary globe. Note that ours is not a poet, and has no other website.)
• Petra White’s, A Hunger, Revised Edition, has been set by the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority, for choice of poetry text for VCE Literature 2019.
• Two John Leonard Press titles were nominated by the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority, among a short list, for choice of poetry texts for VCE Literature 2015 & 2016 • Young Poets: An Australian Anthology, ed. John Leonard (Dec. 2011) • Cumulus – Collected Poems, Robert Gray.