Mikaila Hanman Siegersma (Frankie)

Mikaila Hanman Siegersma (Frankie) is a poet and editor based in Narrm / Melbourne. Their poetry, essays and interviews have been published in Cordite Poetry Review, Anthology of Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry and The Suburban Review.

Tell Me Like You Mean It: New Poems from Young and Emerging Writers

‘Emerging’ is a strange word, and ‘strange’ is probably a cop out. It is often arbitrary, sometimes condescending, frequently empowering and often carries with it an incredible sense of community.

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‘I lift the house / of language, allow doubt / to whoosh in’: A Conversation with Tommy ‘Teebs’ Pico

The book-length poem of IRL is told through the voice Tommy Pico’s charming alter ego: ‘Teebs’. IRL is composed of sentence fragments, run-on ramblings, Internet slang, shorthand and emoticons; it’s sweaty and compulsive.

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