Carmen Leigh Keates

  CARMEN LEIGH KEATES  is a poet from Brisbane, Australia. Her first collection, the cinema-themed Meteorites, was published by Whitmore Press, and was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards. Carmen has worked as a writing teacher and also as an academic learning advisor, and has a PhD in Creative Writing from The University of Queensland. She is an …

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by Anita Heiss: Sorry for expecting you to understand the torment of our lives.


by Bev Braune: I meet two large women with boxes of sweets, / the wrappers opening with curled edges.