2 – With Claire G. Coleman, Bill Gammage, Marcia Langton / Marjorie Main / Jennifer Mills

04.18.2018 - By The Meanjin Podcast

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In our April episode, Meanjin editor Jonathan Green chats with author Claire G. Coleman, historian Bill Gammage and anthropologist Marcia Langton about the historical and contemporary resonance of terra nullius. Each offers a different perspective on the colonial principle, discussing its devastating effects on Indigenous Australians and how the language we use reflects its influence today.

Next, Marjorie Main transports us to wintry waterways in her poem ‘The Creek’ (Meanjin Autumn 2018).

And author Jennifer Mills reads from her short story ‘Miracles’ (Meanjin Autumn 2017) before discussing the landscape of the short story form and the influence of climate change upon her current novel, Dyschronia, with Meanjin deputy editor Tess Smurthwaite.

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