Polain, Marcella Kathleen
Marcella Polain is a Senior Lecturer in the Writing program at Edith Cowan University in Perth. She has published three poetry collections, her latest Therapy like Fish: new and selected poems, 2008. John Leonard Press, Melbourne. Her novel, The Edge of the World, 2007, Fremantle Press, Fremantle, is based on her family's survival of the Armenian Genocide, and was short-listed for a Commonwealth Writers' Prize. She is currently working on a second novel.
Articles1909–22: Turkey exterminated over 1.5 million of its ethnically Armenian, and hundreds of thousands of its ethnically Greek and Assyrian, citizens. Most died in 1915. This period of decimation in now widely called the Armenian Genocide (Balakian 179-80).1910: Siamanto first...Read more