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Anne Casey Anne Casey i(13906995 works by)
Born: Established:
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Ireland,
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Heritage: Irish
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1 The Light We Cannot See i "We surface abruptly somewhere between", Anne Casey , 2021 single work poetry
— Appears in: Griffith Review , April no. 72 2021; (p. 213-216)
1 y separately published work icon Portrait of a Woman Walking Home Anne Casey , Canberra : Recent Work Press , 2021 20909315 2021 selected work poetry

'In this lyrical, often wry, sometimes heartbreaking and just occasionally horrifying selection of poems, internationally award-winning poet, Anne Casey invites you to step into her shoes, take a self-guided cruise through the State of Womanhood with its redacted facts and multiple travel warnings, feel the red hot sting of betrayal, and leave behind nights of secrets and dread to rise with the rage that her fine sisters gave, a scattering of blue skies and a pocketful of hope on the long walk home.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Pellucid Dreaming i "To be as complete as the greater part of your self", Anne Casey , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Writing Water 2020;
1 All Souls i "A citrus swirl of myrtle crosses my path", Anne Casey , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: In Your Hands 2020; (p. 21)
1 An Iridescent Debut : Anne Cassey Launches ‘The Unintended Consequences of the Shattering’ by Linda Adair Anne Casey , 2020 single work essay
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , November no. 30 2020;
1 When a Woman I've Never Met Asks Me to Post a Photo of Myself Feeling Beautiful Anne Casey , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Anthology 2020; (p. 156)
1 You’ll Never Walk Alone i "The grandmother ever at my shoulder", Anne Casey , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Not Very Quiet , September no. 7 2020;
1 The Virtual Launch of ‘(Un)belonging’ by Nathanael O’Reilly Featuring Anne Casey Anne Casey , 2020 single work prose
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , no. 28 2020;
1 Singularity i "Staring back through that magnificent desolation", Anne Casey , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Collaboration , no. 31 2019;
1 Please Do Not Feed the Animals Anne Casey , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Poets' Republic , May no. 7 2019;
1 At Sea i "Brine rises, whetted as memories in my sandbagged lungs—", Anne Casey , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain : An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics , August vol. 6 no. 2 2019;
1 Leaning Towards Solas i "Beneath the soaring spire,", Anne Casey , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Solace : Poems from the 2019 ACU Prize for Poetry 2019; (p. 18-19)
1 3 y separately published work icon Out of Emptied Cups Anne Casey , Ennistymon : Salmon Poetry , 2019 17525680 2019 selected work poetry

'out of emptied cups explores what it means to be human—a consciousness contained within a shell that dictates so much of what our experience of life will be.

'Including internationally award-winning and shortlisted pieces, these strongly felt poems interrogate what it means to be a woman in a world where the female body still preordains so much for the person it contains. Deliberately weaving in and out of, and cross-referencing, each other, these poems reveal multiple perspectives on the same or related narratives.

'At times unabashedly political, this book plumbs the poet’s own experiences of birth, death, loss, treatment/mistreatment and place in the world—as a woman, as an immigrant, as a parent, as a former environment journalist/author depicting the decline of our planet, as a human being questioning our treatment of others based on lines on a map and ‘so many lengths/of slick red tape’.'  (Publication summary)

Collectively these poems strive to cross the boundary between body and soul. To be filled to overflowing. Emptied. To be simultaneously half-full, half-empty. To drink deeply of this one precious cup and find meaning in the traces of what remains—“lifting our hearts/out of emptied cups/and away with them/into the heavens”.

1 Scion i "high on a branch", Anne Casey , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Collaboration , no. 29 2018;
1 Heirloom i "i never troubled about living or dying", Anne Casey , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Stilts , December no. 3 2018;
1 Recipe for a Giant Pickle i "Take one shovel", Anne Casey , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Hope for Whole : Poets Speak up to Adani 2018; (p. 13)
1 Observance i "To stand naked on cold stone", Anne Casey , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verity La , August 2018;
1 The Scattering i "Defaced pages ripped", Anne Casey , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 8 April vol. 28 no. 7 2018;
1 Danger in Low-lying Areas i "For months I watched", Anne Casey , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 8 April vol. 28 no. 7 2018;
1 Deliver Us from Evil i "Faces alight, heads bowed, kneeling", Anne Casey , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 8 April vol. 28 no. 7 2018;
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