Amanda Anastasi

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Photograph: Frank Lardo
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The Inheritors

Amanda Anastasi is a Melbourne poet whose work has appeared in unlikely places, from the walls of Artists’ Lane, Windsor  to The Massachusetts Review in the US. 2012 and other poems was her debut poetry collection and she co-authored with Robbie Coburn the chapbook The Silences (Eagle-mont Press, 2016).

She is a two-time winner of the Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize and a recipient of the Words in Winter Trentham Poetry Prize. Amanda completed a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship in 2018, where she wrote a series of poems set in the year 2042, and was an Assembly for the Future Artist in Residence with The Things We Did Next in 2020. She is Poet in Residence at the Monash Climate Change Communication Hub until 2022