The Woman in the Revolving Door

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This week I talked to Adele Harris about the poem ‘The Woman in the Revolving Door’ by G.S. Sharat Chandra. Adele is about to start a social work degree after an eight year gap from education, which involved her working as a beauty therapist and walking the entire length of New Zealand.

I found this poem in an old issue of POETRY magazine from 1973, and couldn’t resist the title. We summoned up all of our disney cartoon references to try and crack the code ‘for the dialogue of doors’…

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Read the new issue of Lager Magazine here, including one of my own translations!

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