Poetry books

Tommy Ruff: Adelaide Poems, PressPress, Berry, NSW #available

Notes towards Employment (early poems), Picaro Press, Warners Bay NSW, 2006

Five O'Clock Shadows, Thorny Devil Press, Newcastle 1989

Nearer by Far (poetry, hardback), University of Queensland Press, 1986

Headlines to the Heart  (poetry, with drawings by Mazie Turner), Pothole Press, London, 1985

Domestic Hardcore (poetry), University of Queensland Press, 1975

Soft Riots (poetry), University of Queensland Press, 1972

Visual poetry

Love Cuts (photographs, poems,essays with Chris Mansell), Wellsprung Productions, Berry, NSW, 2013 #

Off the Page and Back Again (visual poems and sculptures), Writers Forum, London, 2010

Subvert I Sing (visual poems and graphics), Red Fox Press, Ireland, 2008 #

Diverse Voice  (visual poetry), The International Poetry Archive, Oxford, 1985


Signs of Australia, Penguin Books Australia, 1982

Guess What? Thorny Devil Press, 2015. Prototype b&w postcard book, 24 cards, 12 from Signs of Australia and 12 previously unpublished.

Art print folios

LovePoems (20 screenprints on pattern paper) 2007, to be released as a folio by Thorny Devil Press in 2015, in an edition of 9. Some individual prints beyond folio edition. #

The Sydney Morning (50 screenprinted and letterpress visual concrete poems, in four folios), Thorny Devil Press, Newcastle, 1989-1994. Eight complete sets available, in cloth covered archival folio boxes. Some individual prints beyond folio editions. #

Word Works (11 large screenprints, edition of 11), Adelaide 1979. One complete set in artist's collection. A few individual prints. #

Art catalogues

2012 Off the Page, Customs House Gallery, Sydney

2008 Only Emotion Endures, Australian Galleries, Sydney   #

2007 Multiple Choice, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW  #

2005 Roadsigned (postcard pack), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

2002 Public Works, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide, 2002

2002 City Rubbings (poster folded as a booklet) Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney and Cologne     #

1997 Hear the Art, The Eagle Gallery, London    #

1996 Multiple Pleasures, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Poetry anthologies

Richard Tipping's poetry has been included in over sixty anthologies including: The New Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry, edited by John Kinsella (2008), The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Poetry, edited by Phillip Mead and John Tranter (1991), and the New Oxford Book of Australian Verse, edited by Les Murray (1986).

# some copies available

Nearer by Far, University of Queensland Press, 1986. Poetry collection, published as a hardback only (700 copies). All poems in Nearer by Far are available online at the Poetry Library:










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