Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Mike Dugdale

Photo: Mike Dugdale

Photo: Phoebe Powell

Photo: Phoebe Powell


'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.



'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).



'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.



'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.



'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).



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.