A Sweatshop in a Red Room 2019
Slowly, in Sydney’s inner-west,
I pull myself back.
Sri Lanka quietly fades, several clicks
and flicks away, to the back pages.
~ Christine Shamista from 'Sri Lanka Quietly Fades'
Exploring two topics central to our identity and sense of belonging, six poets navigate the landscapes of race and gender to create new poetic works for A Sweatshop in a Red Room.
The poems, commissioned and published by Red Room Poetry and edited by Sweatshop Manager, Winnie Dunn, are also be published in Sweatshop Women: Volume One and Two.
PoemsAlofa at the Vai , An Act of Charity in Islam , Of Endings , Down from Doonside Station , Tinder Scheme , Sri Lanka Quietly Fades
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