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|The Spin Newsletter, Issue 59, June 2015|
|Welcome to the June edition of The Spin packed with news and reviews, and photos of our latest events. LATEST RELEASEThe Mad Poet's Tea Party by Sandy Jeffs
The Mad Poet’s Tea Party provides a devastating commentary on how our society treats those with mental illness from the perspective of someone who has experienced all its interventions. It captures in poetic form the enigmas and contradiction in madness.
Photo: Sandy Jeffs reading from her new book of poems The Mad Poet's Tea Party at her wonderful launch held at Christmas Hills, Victoria on June 11FORTHCOMING RELEASE
Wave by Hoa Pham
Wave explores the alienation of being an international student in Australia with great pathos and depth, told with Hoa Pham's characteristic compassion and lyricism. —Alice Pung
Anna Couani reviews Haifa Fragments
in Rochford Street ReviewThis book is as much about a woman seeking self-determination and agency as it is about trying to reconcile and overcome the cultural and political differences in the country. Bronwyn Lacken
from King's College, London reviews Bite Your Tongue Rendle-Short has created an engaging, unsettling and at times darkly funny account of her childhood that will be of interest to those studying literary representations of mother- daughter relationships.
Sue Gould reviewing for The Advertiser
gives The Floating Garden
four stars!The book teems with charlatans, eccentrics and those doing it tough in a time of hardship and prejudice. Yet Ashmere weaves a sense of hope and redemption as her characters seek
to rediscover their true selves.
Spinifex Press Staff
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