Political poetics: Two new poetry collections

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Alison Whittaker’s début collection, Lemons in the Chicken Wire (2015), introduced a genuinely new voice to Australian poetry: that of a Gomeroi woman, a Fulbright scholar, and a poet who can bend and blend forms with the best of them. Her second collection of poems, Blakwork, places her firmly in both the broad community of celebrated Australian poets and the celebrated Aboriginal writers in Magabala’s lists
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51–52
Number of pages2
JournalAustralian Book Review
VolumeApril 2019
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019


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