Melbourne Poets Union
Thoughtfully rendered and carefully placed: Angela Costi launches ‘My Mother and The Cat’ by Jeltje Fanoy
This acknowledgment of Traditional Owners of Country has deep significance in the context of launching Jeltje Fanoy’s latest poetry collection, My Mother and The Cat. From the beginning of Jeltje’s long journey as a revered poet, she has demonstrated an unwavering alliance and advocacy for First Nations’ people. Her first collection, Living in Aboriginal Australia, published in 1988, announced a poet who was compelled to dissect their migrant status within the larger lens of colonialism and neoliberalism.
From the micro to the macroscopic: Indrani Perera launches ‘Wearing My Father’s Hat’ by David Munro
Wearing My Father’s Hat by David Munro Melbourne Poets Union Inc, 2020, was virtually launched by Indrani Perera on 4 November 2020.