Author/Editor: Margaret Somerville

Biography

Margaret Somerville is Professor of Education (Learning and Development) and Research Leader at the Monash University Gippsland Campus. 

She has four children and has lived in many different Australian landscapes from inner city Sydney to the remote Tanamai desert. Her passion for landscape has been expressed in her book Body Landscape Journals, and she has worked over many years on several major collaborative research projects with Aboriginal women including Ingelba and the Five Black Matriarchs with Patsy Cohen, and The Sun Dancin’ with four Aboriginal women from Coonabarabran.



Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Body/Landscape Journals

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Accidents of Composition

Accidents of Composition


Merlinda Bobis

The eyes catch a black bird close to an eerie sun. Instantly, a poem: an accident of composition. Or a tree, rock, light...

Gardasil

Gardasil


Helen Lobato

In Gardasil: Fast-Tracked and Flawed Helen Lobato argues that we do not know whether HPV vaccines will decrease the...

Lady of the Realm

Lady of the Realm


Hoa Pham

One day there will be peace in Vietnam. But not before more war.

Touched by the Lady of the Realm, Liên dreams of...

We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire

We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire


Jules Grant

This stunning literary debut, voiced by a lesbian gangster Donna and her streetwise daughter Aurora, is steeped in the...


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