Cassandra Atherton

Cassandra Atherton is an award-winning scholar and widely anthologised prose poet. She was a Harvard Visiting Scholar in English in 2016 and was recently awarded VicArts and Australia Council Grants. Cassandra has published 17 critical and creative books, including Exhumed (2015) and Leftovers (forthcoming). She is the current poetry editor of Westerly Magazine.

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