Through its repeal of the medevac legislation, Australia has taken our future and made it our demise, writes Shamindan Kanapadhi.
Dina Nayeri’s book, The Ungrateful Refugee, opens up a narrative of refugee experience, and what is it like to flee, hope, wait and start anew.
What do human rights look like as a visual language? Jane Lyndon’s new book seeks to find out.
The poem ‘Razor Wire Childhood’ by Rodney Williams was inspired by a series of drawings by children held on Christmas Island. Although that facility has now closed, the issue of children held in detention in Australian government facilities is still relevant today.
Kon Karapanagiotidis tackles everything from adversity to self-esteem and discrimination in his amazing new book The Power of Hope.
Luiselli’s book “Tell Me How it Ends” reveals and humanises the plight of young refugees.
The stories in “The Displaced” give a voice to those who are seen, or feel to be, out of place, and testify to the inequalities still faced by many.
No Friend But the Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison Behrouz Boochani, Omid Tofighian Picador Australia, 2018 “Is courage the opposite of fear?” asks Behrouz Boochani in his monumental, impossible new work, No Friend But the Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison (Picador, 2018). “Or is courage a virtue that emerges out of the essence of […]
With unflinching focus, these poems by Lisa Jacobson depict the plight of those seeking asylum in Australia.
West Australian award-winning writer and educator Reneé Pettitt-Schipp writes about her experience teaching English and Art to asylum seeker and islander students on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands from 2011 to 2014.