Jerath Head

Jerath Head

About Jerath Head

Jerath Head is a writer and editor. His writing has been published in Kill Your Darlings, Griffith Review, Overland online and New Philosopher. He is the assistant editor at Griffith Review, was co-editor for Griffith Review 56: Millennials Strike Back, and is a research assistant for Griffith University’s Policy Innovation Hub.

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The Book of Dirt by Bram Presser

What Fills the Silence: The Book of Dirt by Bram Presser

The Book of Dirt is both a loving, honest portrayal of lives that would have been erased, and an incorporation of the broader lessons of their experience into contemporary mythology. It keeps the discussion about trauma, memory, and intergenerational acts of transfer alive for those generations that follow, that risk forgetting. It is a potent achievement for a debut novel.