Between the Leaves
Episode five: Feminism

My feminism will not claim that nuance is divisive.
All feminism is flawed, but my feminism will try.

Hosts Ellen and Hermina share a selection of poems exploring feminism, gender and intersectionality. Special guest: Maxine Beneba Clarke.

Featured poets

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

Mary Gilmore

Ellen van Neerven

Josie Arnold

Poems (in order of appearance)

Espinoza, Joshua Jennifer. ‘Makeup Ritual’.  Them. November 2017.

van Neerven, Maria. ‘Not your mother’

Gilmore, Mary. “The Woman”. Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets by Llewellyn Kate, Llewellyn Kate and Susan Hampton, 1986.

ArnoldJosie. ‘Gynaecology‘. Love Laughing among the Trees, Longman Cheshire, 1982.

van Neerven, Ellen. “Queens”. Throat, University of Queensland Press, 2020.

Beneba Clarke, Maxine. “My Feminism”. Trust Journal, Victorian Women’s Trust, 2017.


Hosts Ellen van Neerven, Hermina Burns

Music (Intro) Loop Lady – 2. In the Middle by Sally Whitwell; (outro) Black Smoke by Emily Wurramara

Co-producers Mary Crooks AO, Maria Chetcuti, Ally Oliver-Perham

Sound engineer Nicholas Pollock

Recording  Squeak E. Clean Studios, the Voice Plant

Graphic design Aimee Carruthers