Maria Tumarkin

Maria Tumarkin writes books, essays, reviews, and pieces for performance and radio; she collaborates with sound and visual artists and has had her work carved into dockside tiles. She is the author of four books of ideas. Her latest book, Axiomatic, won the 2018 Melbourne Prize for Literature and was named a New Yorker Top 10 Book of 2019. Maria is a recipient of the 2020 Windham Campbell Prize in the category of non-fiction. She holds a PhD in cultural history and teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Melbourne.


Possibilities For Dialogue in Polarised Times

With our increasing polarisation on everything from climate change to the pandemic reflected in both mass media and social media, has dialogue been replaced by polemic and unsubstantiated claims? Are things getting worse, or was it always this way? And what possibilities for true exchange of different opinions might exist in these polarised times? Sarah…

Sunday May 29, 2022