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    Clot and Marrow: Book Launch

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    Book launch for Es Foong aka Waffle Irongirl's debut poetry collection: Clot and Marrow (Recent Work Press).

    This Naarm launch pays homage to Es’ poetic lineage. Readings by these poets who have deeply influenced their work and their way of being in community. Invited readers are: Andy Jackson, Eleanor Jackson and Charaf Tartoussi.

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    Es Foong’s debut collection explores the strange geographies of belonging: to family, gender, culture and oneself. It ponders boundaries; the predicament of needing to assert them even as they cause pain and separation. It explores influences on identity and the fault-lines of trauma, how these are woven into our bodies. It sees the power and the possibility of the pause – as breath, silence, a poem’s whitespace – and as an alternative way of being, survival and love.

    Also available for online purchase from Recent Work Press.

    FEATURES: Andy Jackson, Eleanor Jackson, Charaf Tartoussi, Waffle Irongirl

    ACCESSIBILITY: Mama Chen’s aims to be as safe and accessible as possible. For full accessibility info see this page: Mama Chen's Accessibility Info.

    COST: Free (Tickets to pre-purchase the book available)

    ENTRY: Pre-register for catering purposes

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