Autumn Royal is undertaking a PhD at Deakin University and is a member of the Contemporary Histories Research Group. Her debut poetry collection, She Woke and Rose, will be published by Cordite Books in 2016. Autumn has written an introduction to her collection for readers.
“She Woke & Rose introduces us to a poet, Autumn Royal, who is unafraid to spark light in the darkest of places. The poems in this impressive debut collection illuminate the uneasy space of the body, the tomb of emotional memory, the ugliness of misogyny, the abyss of consumerism, and the violent desire for communion…”