Suburban Noir

I’m fortunate to have had some commentary about Suburban Fantasy published in the last few weeks. My thanks to Gemma Billington for conducting this thought provoking interview. THE MOST POWERFUL POETS FOR ME SPEAK TO WHAT’S TRUEST AND MOST FUNDAMENTAL IN THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE, AND IN READING AND RECOGNISING MY OWN INNER WORLD IN THEIRS, I FIND COMRADERY AND SOLACE. …

Suburban Fantasy Launched Online by Senator Mehreen Faruqi

On 1 July 2021, Senator Mehreen Faurqi launched my poetry collection Suburban Fantasy, a feminist exploration of the dark underbelly of suburbia. What was to have been an evening of live presentations hosted by Poetry Sydney at Surry Hills Library was quickly reconfigured into an online launch in response to Sydney’s latest Covid lockdown. Undeterred, Senator Faruqi delivered a powerful …

Praise for Suburban Fantasy

A huge thanks to Robert Adamson, Yvette Henry Holt, Robbie Coburn and Anne Casey for their generous commentary on my new poetry collection Suburban Fantasy. You can read their kind words below, sample poems from the book here, and if you feel inspired to do so, support Australian poetry by buying a copy from UWA Publishing! “Michele is the finest …