At Plumwood Mountain we will continue to advocate for the recognition and protection of more-than-human worlds. These worlds include entangled ecosystems of animals, plants, and climates. We will deepen our commitment to foregrounding the links between decolonial and ecocritical perspectives by entering into dialogues with Australian and international First Nations poets in our forthcoming issues, as we turn to the human communities—both in Australia and around the world—that bear a larger share of the burden of environmental degradation.

Our sincere gratitude to Anne Elvey for 7 years and 14 exceptional issues of the journal, and for her continuing care and support. 

We would like to offer a special thank you to departing editorial board members: Bonny Cassidy, Freya Mathews, and Susan Hawthorne, for their generous advice during the transition period. 

Plumwood Mountain is delighted to announce that four environmentally passionate poets are joining the editorial board this year—Eunice Andrada, Judith Nangala Crispin, John Kinsella, and Craig Santos Perez.

Plumwood Mountain remains independent, and currently does not receive funding from state or federal funding bodies. While we aim for this to change in the near future, any donations will ensure poets, guest editors, and reviewers are paid for their work. 

Thank you for your continued support and readership. If you have any ideas or suggestions, we’d love to hear from you. 

Amanda Lucas-Frith & Sophie Finlay

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