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In Pursuit of Nostalgia single work   autobiography  
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'At Christmas I sat at a pizza shop by the sea. We had a family-sized ‘Aussie’ to share, conveyor-belt crisp and drunk with salt. The night was hot, teeming with flies and with people and their laughter and togetherness. There was nothing to link that Melbourne beach with anywhere from my Adelaide Hills childhood, but when I bit into the pizza and its supermarket shredded ham I was left breathless. Not only because the oil was solidifying in my arteries but because, briefly, I was home again.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon The Lifted Brow no. 33 March 2017 11019933 2017 periodical issue

    'The Australian Senate is soon to debate a bill that, if passed, would prevent people who arrive by boat seeking asylum in Australia from ever gaining long-term settlement and protection, and, as a consequence, ultimately rewrite the definition of ‘refugee’ in this country. Allegedly a deterrent to people smugglers and an effort to stop people drowning at sea, the proposal is the product of a policy that attempts to shift the meaning of words in order to violate human rights and international law, gag information, and dehumanise victims.' (Editorial Introduction (Brady-Brown, Annabel and Dzunko, Zoe Lifted Brow, The, No. 33,(3))

    2017
    pg. 23-25
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  • Melbourne, Victoria,
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