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1 y separately published work icon Not Very Quiet : The Anthology Moya Pacey (editor), Sandra Renew (editor), Canberra : Recent Work Press , 2021 22004948 2021 anthology poetry

'Over the last five years, from the #Me Too Movement to same-sex marriage, from devastating bush fires to the global pandemic, the online poetry journal Not Very Quiet has dedicated itself to publishing women’s voices from across the globe. Not Very Quiet: The anthology selects poetry that has given voice to the social conscience of the community, constructions of lesbian and queer, the challenges posed to the social construction of gender, as well as the complexities and possibilities of the human condition.'

Source : publisher's blurb

1 Millions i "on the day of the millionth case and half million deaths I drink coffee in a warm, morning living room, walk a", Sandra Renew , 2021 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 23 May vol. 31 no. 10 2021;
1 Corflute Essay i "It started with the corflute wars, two-dimensional politics, the roadside photos larger than life. In the first week", Sandra Renew , 2021 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 23 May vol. 31 no. 10 2021;
1 y separately published work icon It's the Sugar, Sugar Sandra Renew , Canberra : Recent Work Press , 2021 20909006 2021 selected work poetry

'These poems move freely in time from the 1950s to the present day, from the contemporary to memoir, from gender politics to bushfires and floods. They show you jeeps, trucks, girlfriends and cane-cutters, widgies, Singer sewing machines, tattoos and rats and class grudges.

'Sandra Renew uses a range of traditional poetry forms to lay bare some of the gaping fault-lines of gender relations especially as they are experienced by LGBTIQ communities.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 All the Old Crimes i "All the old crimes, all the old violence continues.", Sandra Renew , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Axon : Creative Explorations , December vol. 10 no. 2 2020;
1 Master’s Tools, Master’s House Sandra Renew , 2020 single work essay
— Appears in: Axon : Creative Explorations , December vol. 10 no. 2 2020;
'The attention being paid to the progression of the Covid-19 pandemic, the environmental destruction caused by changing climate, and the economic challenges of poverty and the obsessive drive to development, are all providing a cover to hide another social disaster. ' (Introduction)
1 Legs i "She spent too much time that morning, inside the roar of the cicadas, cutting the legs off", Sandra Renew , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Anthology 2020; (p. 25)
1 Recovered i "Looking back, I remember, she always said Where are you from? Now I", Sandra Renew , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Not Very Quiet , September no. 7 2020;
1 This City Is Gay and Cool to Me i "do you remember when passers-by hissed and spat", Sandra Renew , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: I Protest! Poems of Dissent 2020; (p. 139)
1 Munga Thirri i "Federation drought, 1900: the last desert people walked out of Munga Thirri,", Sandra Renew , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meniscus , vol. 8 no. 1 2020; (p. 69-70)
1 Bionic Enhancements Queue i "Every time I go through the airport security now the queue is longer", Sandra Renew , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Griffith Review , April no. 68 2020; (p. 133)
1 Playing Us i "Fire tracks us for days along the city’s edge, like a wild camel on the", Sandra Renew , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Not Very Quiet , March no. 6 2020;
1 There's a Shed Load of Pigs Out There i "my cousins took me pig hunting There's a shed load of pigs out there, big ones", Sandra Renew , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Mountain Secrets 2019; (p. 87)
1 Moscow Is a State of Mind i "Seen from our earth (note the possessive tenor of my thinking) the Moon is covered with plains of", Sandra Renew , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Axon : Creative Explorations , December vol. 9 no. 2 2019;
1 Three Tanka i "shortest day passes", Sandra Renew , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 11 August vol. 29 no. 16 2019;
1 Roundabouts i "on the Circle driving around the Parliament", Sandra Renew , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 11 August vol. 29 no. 16 2019;
1 Hack i "hack the mind of poet's turned prophet find", Sandra Renew , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 11 August vol. 29 no. 16 2019;
1 Making Something into Nothing i "she never says her partner’s name", Sandra Renew , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 64 no. 1 2019; (p. 136)
1 Coming Out in Our Town i "on the cusp of coming out, there will be a muted, collective sigh of relief from all", Sandra Renew , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Not Very Quiet , March no. 4 2019;
1 2 y separately published work icon Acting Like a Girl Sandra Renew , Canberra : Recent Work Press , 2019 15514477 2019 selected work poetry 'Sandra Renew's new poems interrogate the choices made in living and performing gender, sexuality and desire--of struggling to be queer in an Australia of Holden utes and rotting mangoes, XXXX stubbies and Bundy rum, boudoir drawers and country roads, toad princes and wanting to be Wesley Hall. It is a book of not wanting to conform, charting the myriad pressures society places on conformity as a mode of survival. It is a brave, and sometimes funny book, filled with wry and deeply felt images and observations.' 

 (Publication summary)

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