Jeanine Leane

NO THEME 10 Editorial

A callout for a poetry of consciousness ‘that enacts and is responsible for what it considers’, that has been written with an awareness of ‘crises, brinks and redress’, was always going to bring some powerful and confronting work.

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Submission to Cordite 101: NO THEME 10

Images courtesy of Jeanine Leane and John Kinsella. From now, and throughout 2021, we’re celebrating 25 years of publishing. Milestones include the publication of Cordite Poetry Review’s 100th issue in February, Cordite Books’ 40th print title, and the new free …

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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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