‘What’s the point in being free of chains, if we’re living in a cage?’ Sumudu Samarawickrama on Leah Shelton’s exhilarating attack on patriarchy, Bitch on Heat
New Review critic Sumudu Samarawickrama is from Werribee. Her work has appeared in Boston Review, Overland and TLB. She co-produced Sidekicked which won 2017 Melbourne Fringe Category Award Best Words and Ideas. She is fascinated with the structures that underpin our society and how to use art to powerfully challenge the status quo. As part of FCAC’s West Writer's Group, she is interested in how anger can be a tool towards community. She is on a journey to decolonise her soul. Her first chapbook, Utter the Thing, is published by Vagabond Press as part of its Decibels 3 project. She is currently writing a collection of surrealistic sci-fi.