In this, her first published collection of poems, Doris Brett weaves a spell of place, creature, myth and dream with a sure and distinctive personal touch.
Poet, mother, breadmaker and clinical psychologist, she lives in Melbourne. Her poems have appeared in The Age, The Bulletin, Westerly, Poetry Australia, Overland and other journals.
Published by The Jacaranda Press 1984.
The Truth About Unicorns won:
1984 Fellowship of Australian Writers Anne Elder Award.
1984 Association for The Study of Australian Literature Mary Gilmore Award.