Poetica Curator: Amanda Anastasi

Amanda Anastasi is the convener of La Mama Poetica and a Melbourne poet who has been involved in spoken word performance in Melbourne for over 10 years. She is the author of The Inheritors (Black Pepper, 2021) and her poetry has been published locally and internationally including in Australian Poetry Journal, Best Australian Science Writing, Griffith Review and The Massachusetts Review. Amanda is currently Poet in Residence at the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub where she writes poetry about the climate crisis.