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Felicity Plunkett Felicity Plunkett i(A18032 works by)
Also writes as: Felicity Holland
Gender: Female
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1 Nostalgia Has Ruined My Life, Zarah Butcher-McGunnigle Felicity Plunkett , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 28 August - 3 September 2021;

— Review of Nostalgia Has Ruined My Life Zarah Butcher-McGunnigle , 2021 single work novella

'What kind of fruit would you be, and why? The unnamed narrator of Nostalgia Has Ruined My Life struggles to answer this question at a group job interview as she stands in a circle with other interviewees. It’s one of many moments that highlight the ways the surreal and absurd stitch life’s fabric.' (Introduction)

1 Last Night i "Not any night’s slow", Felicity Plunkett , 2021 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 11 no. 1 2021; (p. 33)
1 Fiona McGregor, Buried Not Dead Felicity Plunkett , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 6-12 March 2021;

— Review of Buried Not Dead Fiona McGregor , 2021 selected work essay
1 Acute, Tender Tribute Felicity Plunkett , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16 January 2021; (p. 17)

— Review of Josephine Rowe on Beverley Farmer Josephine Rowe , 2020 single work essay
1 Try a Little Tenderness Felicity Plunkett , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9 January 2021; (p. 14)

— Review of Boy on Fire : The Young Nick Cave Mark Mordue , 2020 single work biography
1 Strand i "Every poem has a secret addressee. Every secret", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: In Your Hands 2020; (p. 90)
1 Thirteen Uses for a Poem i "Subversion plank,", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 84-88)
1 Carpus Diem i "Scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum – while I burn", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 80-81)
1 Interval i "Your absence weighs more", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 75)
1 On Carrying : Seven Cledons i "In meetings academics say", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 59-67)
1 Yellow (On Edge) i "Lemon", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 32-33)
1 Songs in a Red Key i "Doctor, I have swallowed a glass", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 29-31)
1 Anomiidae i "Where", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 18)
1 Glass Letters i "Your absence sharpens the sea's teeth.", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 6-17)
1 y separately published work icon Australian Poetry Journal Modern Elegy vol. 10 no. 1 Ellen van Neerven (editor), David McCooey (editor), Felicity Plunkett (editor), Eunice Andrada (editor), 2020 20794583 2020 periodical issue poetry 'In September 2019, Jacinta Le Plastrier invited me, Eunice, David and Felicity to be co-editors of this Australian Poetry Journal ‘modern elegy’ issue. At that time, I was not to know what 2020 would bring, or what it would be like to ask poets to write an elegy in 2020. The bushfires last summer should have been prevented, and Country should have been spared. But instead of giving First Nations people autonomy of their land and ability to perform their culture, science and caring for Country, the government is obsessed with continuing an extractive colonisation that will continue to kill us and other living beings we are in kinship with.' (Ellen van Neerven, Foreword 1, Introduction)
1 God Is in the House Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17 October 2020; (p. 16)

— Review of Stranger Than Kindness Nick Cave , 2020 single work autobiography

'Nick Cave’s new book records the remaking of the artist and the man, writes Felicity Plunkett' (Introduction)

1 1 Syzygy i "Edge, swerve, disturb, you’re all verb", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29 August 2020; (p. 18) A Kinder Sea 2020; (p. 25)
1 One for Sorrow i "Beside", Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 65 no. 1 2020; (p. 10-11)
1 Brenda : Niall Friends and Rivals Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 18-24 April 2020;

— Review of Friends and Rivals : Four Great Australian Writers Brenda Niall , 2020 single work biography

'“We die containing a richness of lovers and tribes, tastes we have swallowed, bodies we have plunged into and swum up as if rivers of wisdom, characters we have climbed into as if trees, fears we have hidden in as if caves.” The eponymous protagonist of Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient imagines a mapping of self that traces the hidden and intimate and reveals how we are “marked by nature” and by the flames of connection. It’s not enough “just to label ourselves on a map like the names of rich men and women on buildings. We are communal histories, communal books.”' (Introduction)

1 Splintered by Salt Felicity Plunkett , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 419 2020; (p. 26)

— Review of The Salt Madonna Catherine Noske , 2020 single work novel
'From the mainland, the fictional Chesil Island appears to float on the horizon. Perched above its bay, a statue of the Virgin Mary spreads its arms, its robes ‘faded and splintered by salt’. This icon of the miraculous and maternal, crafted from trees and symbolic of the invasion and settlement of Indigenous land, is imposing and worn, revered and neglected.' (Introduction)
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