Amanda Anastasi on poetry and the peril of climate change

Thursday, 22 February 2024 - 9:00am to 9:30am
Portrait of Amanda Anastasi

Amanda Anastasi is a Melbourne poet whose work has been published as locally as the Artist's Lane walls in Windsor to The Massachusetts Review in the US. Her latest collection is The Inheritors (Black Pepper, 2021). Amanda's work is  published in Best Australian Science Writing 2021 and 2022, Australian Poetry Journal, Griffith Review, Cordite Poetry Review, FourW, Short and Twisted, and Right Now. She is a two-time winner of the Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize and was  Poet in Residence at the Monash Climate Change Communications Research Hub, where she wrote poetry to raise awareness about ecological issues and the climate crisis. She is also the convenor of La Mama Poetica.

Her poetry can be found on her website:

Her poetry collection The Inheritors can be purchased here:

Her YouTube channel can be found here:



Picture: Nicholas Walton-Healey

Production and Interview: Tina Giannoukos

Thursday 9:00am to 9:30am
A program dedicated to the eclectic world of poetry and performance. Guests are contemporary poets who read and discuss their works.


Di Cousens, Tina Giannoukos, and Waffle IronGirl