What’s new


Reading by David Hallett of ‘Stations of the Northern Road’.

‘Stations of the Northern Road’ parts 1 and 2 by Sandra Renew are published in Who Sleeps at Night: Poetry of Conflict (Ginninderra Press 2017). This recording is published with permission from poet David Hallett.

New collections

Acting Like a Girl (Recent Work Press, 2019)

Waistcoat and hat. Text: Acting Like a Girl, Sandra Renew.

The Orlando Files. Poems of Dissent and Social Commentary for Performance (Ginninderra Press, 2018)

Just published

‘Lesbian Content’ (Shuffle: An Anthology of Microlit, edited by Cassandra Atherton, Spineless Wonders, 2019) and (finalist 2018 joanne burns Microlit Award)

‘About girls who are taken by flannies’  (Australian Poetry Journal vol. 8, no. 2, 2018)

‘when she left’, ‘indrawn breath’ (Skylark 13, edited by Claire  Everett, Summer 2019)


Monthly event

Not Very Quiet at Smith’s Alternative
Third Monday of the month
Sandra co-convenes a varied program of women’s poetry in a relaxed cafe venue.

Smith’s Alternative
76 Alinga Street, Canberra City
7pm to 9pm