Cambria Press Publication Review: The Rimbaud of Leeds

Congratulations to Dr Christine Regan on the outstanding review of her book The Rimbaud of Leeds: The Political Character of Tony Harrison’s Poetry by the journal English - Journal of the English Association. The journal review commends the book for being: Meticulously researched ... an unusually astute and impressively well informed guide to the poetry.… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Rimbaud of Leeds

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Interview Snippet with Doris Pilkington Garimara

  Interview Snippet from Cambria Press Publication Giving This Country a Memory (Chapter 7: Doris Pilkington Garimara ) Anne: Have you had feedback from overseas readers? Doris: Oh, look, they were fabulous, in all those places, about the film; particularly the Native American people. We had stories to exchange, and so on. Although Native American people… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Interview Snippet with Doris Pilkington Garimara

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Doris Pilkington Garimara

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Doris Pilkington Garimara (1937–2014) was from the Martu people of the Western Desert. She published a trilogy, Caprice, A Stockman’s Daughter, Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence, and Under the Wintamarra Tree). Caprice won the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award and the David Unaipon Award. Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence was adapted as a film in 2002, The Rabbit… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Doris Pilkington Garimara

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Alf Taylor

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Alf Taylor is a Yuat Nyoongar (who is also of Ngadu heritage). He is a prolific and versatile writer who has won several awards. Taylor has published two books of poetry, Singer Songwriter and Winds, and a collection of short fiction, Long Time Now (which has been translated into Spanish). A member of the Stolen… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Alf Taylor

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Marie Munkara

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Of Rembarranga, Tiwi, Macassan, and Chinese descent, Marie Munkara's first book, Every Secret Thing, won the David Unaipon Award and the Northern Territory Book of the Year Award. She has also published another collection, A Most Peculiar Act, in addition to two children’s books, Rusty Brown and Rusty and Jojo. Excerpt from Cambria Press Publication Giving… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Marie Munkara

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Melissa Lucashenko

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Melissa Lucashenko is a Murri woman of European (Ukrainian) and Yugambeh/Bundjalung (southeast Queensland) descent, with affiliations with the Arrente and Waanyi nations (in central Australia and the southern Gulf of Carpentaria region respectively). She has published three adult novels, the prize-winning Steam Pigs, as well as Hard Yards and Mullumbimby. Lucashenko has also published two… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Melissa Lucashenko

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Jeanine Leane

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Jeanine Leane is a Wiradjuri woman from southwest New South Wales. She has published a book of poetry Dark Secrets (2010), which won the Scanlon Prize, and a book of stories, Purple Threads (2011), which won the David Unaipon Award. Excerpt from Cambria Press Publication Giving This Country a Memory (Chapter 3: Jeanine Leane) "The white… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Jeanine Leane

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Romaine Moreton

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Romaine Moreton is a member of the Goernpul Jagara people of Stradbroke Island, which is off the south coast of Queensland, and the Bunjalung people from the coastal area of southern Queensland and northern New South Wales. Her three books of poetry, The Callused Stick of Wanting, post me to the prime minister, and Poems… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Romaine Moreton

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Kim Scott

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Kim Scott is one of Australia’s best-known indigenous writers and has published three novels, True Country, Benang, and That Deadman Dance. Excerpt from Cambria Press Publication: Giving This Country a Memory (Chapter 1: Kim Scott) "Scott’s work reminds non-indigenous audiences of their proximity to indigenous peoples and their complex relationship with Aboriginal sovereignty. Indeed, in his… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Kim Scott

Cambria Press Publication – Giving this Country a Memory: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices of Australia by Anne Brewster

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Cambria Press Publication Announcement: Giving This Country a Memory Excerpt from the introduction: If contemporary literature creates a world of internal complexity, then historically the production of a private realm of contemplation and feeling has been reserved as the exclusive domain of Europeans. The concept of the expressive modern individual, central to Western literature, can… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication – Giving this Country a Memory: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices of Australia by Anne Brewster