Amanda Anastasi talks to David Stavanger about The Special. — Your collection is divided into five sections, Axis I-V, an axis being an imaginary line about which a body rotates. […]
Author: Amanda Anastasi
Amanda Anastasi’s poetry has been published in magazines and anthologies both locally and overseas. Amanda’s first collection 2012 and other poems was named in Ali Alizadeh’s ‘Top Ten Poetic Works of 2012’ in Overland Literary Journal. She also co-wrote Loop City, with Steve Smart and NZ composer Yvette Audain, produced by MSO’s Sarah Curro.
Amanda won the 2010 and 2011 Williamstown Literary Festival’s Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize. She has since been a judge for both the Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize and the Right Now Human Rights Poetry Prize. She has performed in many spoken word events and festivals in Melbourne.
The Last Word with Andy Jackson
Amanda Anastasi talks to Andy Jackson about The Thin Bridge — A bridge is an object that connects and provides passage, and you have combined it with a term that […]
Scanning your eye over the cover of Randall Stephen’s CD Product, the first thing you notice (apart from a silhouette of the safari-hatted poet himself) is an elephant, a bra, […]
Meeting the Regulars: La Mama Poetica
La Mama Poetica is held on a Monday night at 7.30 for an 8pm start, approximately four times a year. It is an evening of some of the best spoken […]
If I told you I visited a room where I was asked to sit/recline/curl up on a bed by a poet who offered me port/tea and read poems to me, […]
Review by Amanda Anastasi “Start with that place within you” From the opening line of the first poem Water, you know that this collection is not merely an offering of […]