Jeanine Leane

Unfinished Business

I came back decades later to rooms she cleaned in ruins of a homestead on the River of my Country. Cast iron gates built on years of bumper crops, golden fleeces, free labour, swing open on rusty hinges like pages …

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20 Poets, a Free Anthology from Cordite Books

The geographic barriers that can, at times, hinder Australian literature are no longer relevant, and poetry communities around the world must be enlightened by the commanding, demanding and exciting trajectory of contemporary Australian poetics.

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Introduction to Jeanine Leane’s Walk Back Over

In Walk Back Over, Wiradjuri woman – read: poet, academic, historian, teacher – Jeanine Leane takes off our wallpaper to reveal the personal and political layers of a nuanced history.

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कार्डबोर्ड कारावास | Cardboard Incarceration

Translated from the English to the Nepali by Prakash Subedi अभिलेख भनिने यो कार्डबोर्डको जेल चिसो, हावाविहीन, र मृत्युजस्तै निस्तब्ध छ । भुइँदेखि छतसम्म चाङ् लगाइएका बाकसभित्र सुनिन छाडिसके पनि भित्रभित्रै आर्तनाद गरिरहेका आवाजहरू छन् अनि छन् अरूका एक-एक अंश …

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Remote Community

In 2007 by the colonial calendar commands were given from afar. Suspend the Racial Discrimination Act for Aborigines – they can’t handle their rights anyway. Troops marched in. Then – Alpurrurulam, Anmatjere, Bathurst Island, Bulman, Echo Island, Gapuwiyak, Gove Peninsula, …

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