9 episodes

Between the Leaves, a poetry podcast hosted by Ellen van Neerven and Hermina Burns. In each episode, Ellen and Hermina illuminate poems written by women and the gender diverse, as well as their own original works, moving through themes like love, race and feminism.

Proudly presented by the Victorian Women’s Trust.

Between the Leaves Ellen van Neerven, Victorian Women's Trust, Hermina Burns

    • Arts

Between the Leaves, a poetry podcast hosted by Ellen van Neerven and Hermina Burns. In each episode, Ellen and Hermina illuminate poems written by women and the gender diverse, as well as their own original works, moving through themes like love, race and feminism.

Proudly presented by the Victorian Women’s Trust.

    Work

    Work

    Poets Ellen van Neerven and Hermina Burns share a selection of poems that pay homage to the work that women and gender diverse people do, the hidden histories of unpaid labour, and the real meaning of work.

    • 19 min
    Nurturing

    Nurturing

    Hosts Ellen van Neerven and Hermina Burns share a selection of poems on the nurturing power of daily love, comfort food and family ties.

    • 17 min
    Race

    Race

    Hosts Ellen and Hermina read a range of poems that go to the heart of race, identity and belonging.

    Correction: We refer to the 1997 report on the Stolen Generation, ‘Bringing them Home’ as headed by Ronald Henderson. It was in fact headed by Sir Ronald Wilson.

    • 20 min
    Body

    Body

    Hosts Ellen and Hermina on poems that explore the contested space that is the body; how it’s seen, represented and experienced.

    • 16 min
    Feminism

    Feminism

    Hosts Ellen and Hermina share a selection of poems exploring feminism, gender and intersectionality. Special guest: Maxine Beneba Clarke.

    • 18 min
    Love

    Love

    Poems on love, desire and loss selected by Ellen van Neerven and Hermina Burns. Special guest: Andrea Goldsmith.

    • 14 min

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