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Fremantle Press podcast: Award-winning poet Tracy Ryan tells us why water is a popular metaphor

July 31, 2018

From scheme water, pipelines and a countryside in the grip of drought and from feminism to parenthood – the water in Tracy Ryan's new collection, The Water Bearer, is a many-sided metaphor. In this, our third  Fremantle Press podcast, she talks to Kellie Eighteen, an English and Cultural Studies student at Edith Cowan University, whose home on the semirural outskirts of Perth gave her many points of commonality with the award-winning Western Australian poet.

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