Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Phoebe Powell

Photo: Phoebe Powell

Photo: Poem 'planted' at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Photo: Poem 'planted' at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria


'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.

'Latin American Book Club: Men of Maize by Miguel Angel Asturias,' Books and Arts, ABC Radio National, 24 November 2017.


'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. 



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

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


'Revisiting Chernobyl,' Cordite Poetry Review 86 (2018).

‘Haiku for the Anthropocene: Ceiba insignis, Cereus peruvianus, Echinocactus grusonii, Cleistocactus winteri, Euphorbia caput-medusae, Echinopsis spachiana, Agave franzosini,' New Shoots: A Garden of Poems, Red Room Poetry, 4 September 2017.

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

'Nox', Cordite, 1 August 2016.


'"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.


‘Magical Realism and the Transcultural Politics of Irony: Alexis Wright’s Plains of Promise,JASAL: Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature 3.18 (2019).

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


Partanen, Sandra, ‘From Cold, Post-war Finland to Sunny Australia: Maria Takolander Talks Writing Habits, Obsessions and the Land of her Roots,’ In the Bookstore, 8 October 2018.

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