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Edited by Cassandra Atherton

The microliterature in this anthology tackles the theme of Landmarks: critical or celebratory, watershed moments or turning points in history, culture or in relationships.

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This anthology traverses areas from droughts, hunters, caring for elderly mothers and the burning of the Aboriginal flag to birthmarks, arms and even the desire to be Amelie.

In Landmarks the little things are glittering moments that lead to variety of weighty awakenings.

Includes pieces from Indigenous writers, Sam Wagan Watson and Evelyn Araluen as well as writers concerned about the environment, reconciliation and life in contemporary Australia from remote and rural to innercity.

Hand-picked by award-winning writer, critic and academic, Cassandra Atherton.

Cover image and design by Richard Holt.

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About The Editor:

Cassandra Atherton is an award-winning writer, academic and critic. She is a Harvard Visiting Scholar in English, sponsored by Stephen Greenblatt in 2015/2016 and was a Visiting Fellow at Sophia University, Tokyo in 2014. She has published seventeen critical and creative books (with two more in progress) and over the last three years has been invited to edit six special editions of leading journals. She is the successful recipient of more than 15 national and international grants and teaching awards. Her most recent books of prose poetry are Trace (Finlay Lloyd), Exhumed (Grand Parade) and Sketch Notes (mountains brown press) with artist Phil Day. She is currently working on a prose poetry graphic novel.

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W: 133mm H: 203mm

Publication Date:

March, 2017