Maria Zajkowski

Maria Zajkowski is an award-winning poet, lyricist and librettist based in Melbourne. A regular collaborator with composer Wally Gunn, her first collection The Ascendant features on the Grammy nominated album Render by Roomful of Teeth and as a standalone EP through New Amsterdam Records. Her first libretto, Moonlite, a true crime queer love story based on Captain Moonlite and his lover James Nesbitt, premiered in the US in 2019. Maria launched two collections in Covid lockdowns in 2020 and 2021; What we have except when we are lost, written with MTC Cronin (Spuyten Duyvil, NY), and Icon.

Puncher & Wattmann titles by Maria Zajkowski