- Published 20221101
- ISBN: 978-1-922212-74-0
- Extent: 264pp
- Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook
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About the author
Angela Peita is a spoken-word performer, workshop facilitator and creative producer. She is a founding member and current producer of Ruckus Brisbane.
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