March 2020

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Lesley Carnus

Lesley Carnus lives in Chippendale, NSW. She co-ordinates a program for asylum seekers and refugees (RLP) at the University of Sydney and her poetry tells of asylum, grief; and of course, love, loss and neighbourhood.  Despite the despair of witnessing Australia’s inhumanity to the most vulnerable in our community, Lesley is at times, a joyful person.Her poetry has been published in Cordite, Contrapasso Magazine, pacificReview (USA), ArtAscent (North America), Grieve and Hermes.