Charlotte Guest

"The lodgings at the end of girlhood are not as advertised …"

Charlotte Guest is a bookseller and PhD candidate at Deakin University in Geelong. Originally from Western Australia, Charlotte worked in book publishing for four years before moving to Victoria to pursue creative writing. Soap, published in 2017, is her first collection of poetry.

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The weight of our bodies, the heat of them; the thick waist of history; and the crush of possible futures, these poems reside on the lip of contemporary womanhood.