Marjon Mossammaparast

Marjon Mossammaparast’s second volume of poems, And to Ecstasy, was released in March 2022 through Upswell Publishing. Her first collection, That Sight (Cordite Books) won the 2019 Mary Gilmore Award. Marjon has lived in Iran, Italy, China and Macau. She works as an English teacher in Melbourne.

Landscapes, with Poem

i. The first vision: it was prehistoric, the gargantuan ferns reflected in what he called a billabong. We didn’t know what it heralded, wider than the promise of platypus the arresting half-risen stumps of drowned giants, when on we gingerly …

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Introduction to Marjon Mossammaparast’s That Sight

Photo by Gen Ackland. BUY YOUR COPY HERE Marjon Mossammaparast’s That Sight offers us a wide-ranging series of viewpoints, taking the reader through various locations and histories. It zooms out to cosmological heights, and even beyond to God (or the …

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The Spanish Revelation

Your education came too early, before you had seen an alcazaba Before you learned about the journey of pomegranates. You didn’t know how to create paradise in a white city Or the sudden turns these strongholds would have to make …

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