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Carmen Miranda's Hat single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2024... 2024 Carmen Miranda's Hat
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'Back in the day-my day, my schoolgirl days, the 1980s-there was no such thing as Schoolies. No debauched gatherings of stupefied adolescents delirious on drugs and newly bestowed freedom, making hay for a week or two, preferably on a northern beach. In my day, there was only one day to let your stress-frazzled hair down. Muck-Up Day.'  (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 83 no. 1 March 2024 28210791 2024 periodical issue 'Stopping to watch the ancestors dance. Rethinking Australia, reconfiguring capitalism, putting out fires. Loose buttons and lost contact lenses. Trickle-down predators. On the day that the clouds are black, the heavy rain falls like silver. What compels you? What moves you? What radicalises you? What do you imagine you would have done in those circumstances? Giving form, cooking and dreaming, meeting at the threshold. Lightness and water and breathtaking love. The year in truth-telling. Writing for the future. You know how to dance. Just dance.' (Editorial introduction) 2024 pg. 118-121
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