Present Tense. Our Uneasy Inheritance

Present Tense. Our Uneasy Inheritance

Ellen van Neerven talks to Jeanine Leane about the history that bears on the present.

Both searing yet beautiful, the poetry and prose of Ellen van Neerven traces the continuing dispossession and violence that are our country’s uneasy inheritance. Exploring love, language and land, Ellen shines a light on Australia's unreconciled past and precarious present with humour and heart. Ellen speaks with Dr Jeanine Leane about their powerful new poetry collection, Throat.

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