Ramona Koval

Ramona Koval is a writer and journalist. Her most recent books include A Letter to Layla: Travels to our deep past and near future (Text, 2020), Bloodhound: Searching for my father (Text, 2015). Her essay ‘Goodbye and Good Luck’ appeared in the collection Split: True Stories of Leaving, Loss and New Beginnings, Edited by Lee Kofman. (Ventura, 2019) and ‘For what has been and what will be’ appeared in Grandmothers, Edited by Helen Elliot, (Text Publishing, 2020). She is an honorary fellow in the Department of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.


For the Love of Bubba

Oma, bubba, nanna, gran – whatever we know them by, our grand and great grandmothers leave an indelible mark. Yet their matriarchal reach and rich histories are often untold or defined by stereotype, undermining the complexity and vibrancy of their lives. In this panel, three writers re-imagine their grandmothers’ lives across genre, from poetry to...

Sunday August 18, 2024