Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Poem installed at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.

Photo: Poem installed at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.

Photo: Phoebe Powell

Photo: Phoebe Powell

LISTEN

'Deja-vu,' Australian Book Review, Poem of the week podcast #8, 20 December 2015. 

Varatharajan, Prithvi 'Maria Takolander', Earshot, ABC Radio National, 6 May 2015.

 

WATCH

'Boca que de la vida', Video recording of performance of 'Narcissism' at the International Poetry Festival in Medellin, Colombia, 2017.

'White Australia,' Video poem on Vimeo, 2015. 

 

READ

Fiction

A Roānkin philosophy of poetry’, Australian Book Review 327 (2010): 46-8.

'Three sisters', Electric Literature 111 (2 July 2014).

 

Poetry

'Guilfoyle's Volcano,' 'The Bean Seller's Tale,' 'Ceiba insignis: White Silk Floss Tree,' 'Cereus peruvianus: Peruvian Apple or Apple Cactus', 'Echinocactus grusonii: Golden Barrel Cactus', 'Cleistocactus winteri: Golden Rat Tail', 'Euphorbia caput-medusae: Medusa's Head', 'Echinopsis spachiana: Torch Cactus', 'Agave franzosini: Grey Ghost', 'Agave victoriae: Royal Agave', New Shoots: A Garden of Poems, Red Room Poetry, 4 September 2017.

'Degeneration', 'White Australia', 'Diurnal', Eureka Street 22.14 (2012).

'Unborn and Other Poems'Double Dialogues 18 (2016).

'Nox', Cordite, 1 August 2016.

 

Commentary

'666: The Mark of a Writer', Southerly, 15 May 2013.

'"The Task of Writing a Poem is One of Coming to Some Understanding": Maria Takolander Reflects on New Shoots,' Red Room Poetry: New Shoots, 16 August 2017.

 

Scholarship

'Grounding the "auto-intoxicated" Romantic poet: A socio-material theory of poetic praxis', TEXT, special issue no. 41 (2017).

'A dark / inscrutable workmanship: Shining a 'scientific' light on emotion and poiesis', Axon C1 (2015).

'Magical realism and irony's "edge": Rereading magical realism and Kim Scott's Benang,' JASAL 14.5 (2014).

 

Interviews

Reid, Georgina, 'New Shoots: Plants, Poetry and Place'The Planthunter, 16 August 2017.

Francis, Hannah, 'Poetry Springs up in the Gardens this September'Sydney Morning Herald, 24 August 2017.

'Prithvi Varatharajan interviews Maria Takolander'Cordite Poetry Review, 1 February 2015.