Koonya, a Black Girl : Cape Barren Island, 1828 single work   poetry   "She wore a sheen of possum fat,"
Alternative title: Koonya
Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Koonya, a Black Girl : Cape Barren Island, 1828
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  • Appears in:
    y Island Magazine no. 18/19 Autumn-Winter 1984 Z593937 1984 periodical issue 1984 pg. 93
  • Appears in:
    y Effects of Light : The Poetry of Tasmania Vivian Smith (editor), Margaret Scott (editor), Sandy Bay : Twelvetrees Publishing , 1985 Z171137 1985 anthology poetry Sandy Bay : Twelvetrees Publishing , 1985 pg. 130
  • Appears in:
    y First Rights : A Decade of Island Magazine Island Magazine Andrew Sant (editor), Michael Denholm (editor), Elwood : Greenhouse Publications , 1989 Z468801 1989 anthology poetry short story criticism autobiography Elwood : Greenhouse Publications , 1989 pg. 204
  • Appears in:
    y Luminous Bodies James Charlton , Dynnyrne : Montpelier Press , 2002 Z945015 2002 selected work poetry Dynnyrne : Montpelier Press , 2002 pg. 16
    Note: Titled 'Koonya: Cape Barren Island, 1828'. In his note on the poem (p.70) the author states that no woman of this actual name is known to have lived on Bass Strait's Furneaux Group, of which Cape Barren Island forms a part.
  • Appears in:
    y So Much Light James Charlton , Lauderdale : Pardalote Press , 2007 Z1438125 2007 selected work poetry Lauderdale : Pardalote Press , 2007 pg. 50
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  • Cape Barren Island, Bass Strait Islands, Tasmania,
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