Natalie D-Napoleon

Natalie Damjanovich-Napoleon (D-Napoleon) is a writer, songwriter and educator from Fremantle, Australia. She spent the last decade in the United States where she was a Coordinator at a City College Writing Centre. Her work has appeared in Cordite, Westerly, Australian Poetry Journal and Writer's Digest. She has won both the Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize and KSP Poetry Prize. In 2019 Ginninderra Press released Natalie’s debut poetry collection First Blood. In 2021 Natalie completed her second poetry collection on motherhood and the silencing of women's voices. Currently Natalie is teaching writing at ECU while completing a PhD on erasure poetry and historic amnesia.


Artist(s): Mother and three-year-old child. Materials: Ink and white-out on book page of Susanna Moore’s The Life of Objects (2012). 15cm x 23.5cm. 2014.

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On Day One, We Will Begin Working

Cut-up created from Ron Nixon and Linda Qiu, “Trump’s Evolving Words on the Wall”, published in The New York Times, January 18, 2018.

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Night-blooming Cereus

After the Sally Mann photograph “Night-blooming Cereus, 1988” Family: Cactaceae Genus: Hylocereus undatus Water: Regularly until flowering commences Passed down from mother to daughter, friend to friend this blood moon eclipse reflects in the waxy shadow of my tea cup, …

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