This is what it feels like. As the year draws to an end and as Westerly 66.2 is close to print with the works of the Writers’ Development Program featuring, including two of my own poems, we were asked to reflect on our process. I was fortunate to work with mentor, Lucy Dougan on a sequence of poetry-cum-memoir exploring childhood trauma. You can read my thoughts here.
Published by Lisa Collyer Poet
Lisa Collyer is a poet and educator. She writes poetry with a focus on women’s bodies and how their experiences shape their everyday lives She is a Four Centres’ Emerging Writer, a writer-in-residence with The National Trust of W.A. (2021), an invited writer-in-residence for Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre (2022), and the winner of the Annette Cameron Encouragement Award (2021). Her work appears in Cordite, Rabbit, Westerly and Australian Poetry Anthology 21-22. She resides on the unceded lands of the Whadjuk Noongar Nation and pays her respects to elders past, present, and emerging. View more posts