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Laura La Rosa

Laura La Rosa

Laura La Rosa is a Western-Sydney based writer, critic, designer and digital artist. A proud Darug and Calabrian woman, her work encompasses memoir, film and literary critique, as well as essays that discuss themes of race, class, feminism and popular culture. She is currently undertaking post-graduate cultural studies and has been an active voice in critiquing contemporary white feminism within Australia.

Laura La Rosa reviews 'Where the Fruit Falls' by Karen Wyld

March 2021, no. 429 22 February 2021
Set in colonial Australia in the 1960s and 1970s, Karen Wyld’s new novel Where the Fruit Falls examines the depths of Black matriarchal fortitude over four generations. Across the continent, Black resistance simmers. First Nations people navigate continued genocide and displacement, with families torn apart by the state. Where the Fruit Falls focuses on the residual effects and implications of s ... (read more)