Author/Editor: Marou Izumo & Claire Maree

Biography
Marou Izumo & Claire Maree

Born in Japan in 1951, Marou Izumo became involved in Japan's first lesbian-feminist group in 1977. A member of the all-women's theatre group Aoi Tori from 1979-1985 she published Manaita no ue no Koi (Love Upon the Chopping Board) in 1993. Her current writings include a regular column "Marou's Queer Report", and a forthcoming collection of cinema essays.

 

Born in Western Australia in 1968, Claire Maree now resides in Tokyo. Her poetry has been published in Poetry Australia and Common Lives/Lesbian Lives. Translation work includes fiction and non-fiction by writers such as Marou Izumo, Yumi Nihongi and Judith Butler.



Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Love Upon The Chopping Board

Out Now
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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