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Lullaby single work   poetry   "My nieces, aged four and six, are bundled on mattresses"
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Lullaby
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  • Author's note: Addressed to Anne Sexton

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    y separately published work icon Rabbit Belonging no. 26 2018 15364336 2018 periodical issue

    'Not knowing how to start this editorial, I lazily google ‘belong’. A grossly simplified e-dictionary pops up to tell me that ‘belong’ comes from Middle English: ‘be-’ + an archaic form of ‘long’. But rather than investigate longen like the diligent researcher I should be, I am temporarily sidetracked; I think intensely about ‘being long’, consider stretching out on the ground, pointing my toes, elongating my spine, straightening my fingers. I think about being the longest me I can be.' (Jessica Wilkinson Editorial introduction)

    pg. 64-66
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    y separately published work icon #MeToo : Stories from the Australian Movement Natalie Kon-yu (editor), Christie Nieman (editor), Maggie Scott (editor), Miriam Sved (editor), Melbourne : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2019 16343506 2019 anthology poetry essay autobiography

    'In October 2018, the hashtag MeToo went viral.

    'Since then we've watched controversy erupt around Geoffrey Rush, Germaine Greer and Junot Díaz. We've talked about tracking the movement back via Helen Garner, Rosie Batty and Hannah Gadsby. We've discussed #NotAllMen, toxic masculinity and trolls. We've seen the #MeToo movement evolve and start to accuse itself - has it gone too far? Is it enough? What does it mean in this country?

    'And still, women are not safe from daily, casual sexual harassment and violence.

    'In this collection thirty-five contributors share their own #MeToo stories, analysis and commentary to survey the movement in an Australian context.

    'This collection resists victimhood. It resists silence. It insists on change.'   (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2019
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