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Zenobia Frost Zenobia Frost i(A119694 works by)
Gender: Female
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Zenobia Frost has studied creative writing at Queensland University of Technology. Her work has appeared in Going Down Swinging, Stylus, Lesbians on the Loose, Overland, Cordite, The Lifted Brow, Scum, and the Hunter Anthology of Contemporary Feminist Poetry.

She has been a Master's candidate at QUT and has studied poetry in the Black Forest via an ArtStart grant.

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y separately published work icon After the Demolition Melbourne : Cordite Press , 2019 16947976 2019 selected work poetry

'This book has multiple fire exits. This book has too many keys. You can climb through a window into this book. Some of these poems are not on the lease, and you are willing to take it all the way to the Residential Tenancies Authority.

In The Poetics of Space, Gaston Bachelard says ‘a house constitutes a body of images that give mankind proofs or illusions of stability’. These poems ask what proofs of stability we build when our homes and selves are in perpetual flux.

After the Demolition is about rebuilding as much as it is about taking apart. It is about moving, and about moving on – what we leave behind, and what we attach more firmly to ourselves. When a place is gone – because we’ve given the keys back, or because the locks are lopped off – our attachment can drive us towards saudade, nostalgia, replication. We mythologise the flaws of our past haunts and past lives, and this determines the ways we start over when everything is air rights.'

Source: Author's blurb.

2020 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry
y separately published work icon Salt and Bone North Hobart : Walleah Press , 2014 7838169 2014 selected work poetry
2014 commended Anne Elder Award
Of the Moment 2014 single work poetry
2013 shortlisted The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize
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