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
The Floating Garden

The Floating Garden


Emma Ashmere

Sydney, Milsons Point, 1926. Entire streets are being demolished for the building of the Harbour Bridge. Ellis Gilbey,...


The End of Patriarchy

The End of Patriarchy


Robert Jensen

The pathology of patriarchy, the idea that one group of people should control another—even own them, own even life...


Prostitution Narratives

Prostitution Narratives


Caroline Norma, Melinda Tankard Reist

For too long the global sex industry and its vested interests have dominated the prostitution debate repeating the same...

The Great Climate Robbery

The Great Climate Robbery


Grain

The great climate robbery provides valuable information about how the industrial food system causes climate change, how...

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