Read an excerpt of Kate Jessica Raphael’s crime fiction novel ‘Murder Under the Bridge’, which is drawn directly from the author’s experiences in Palestine.
How come no one wants to talk about how annoying depression is?
Poet Juan Garrido Salgado writes an homage to Licha Ortiz and her father Fernando Ortiz, who was Disappeared in 1976 in Chile.
Writer Di Cousens imagines the desolate landscape of Maralinga Nuclear Test site in South Australia.
Joe Patterson’s journey to Vietnam summons up a country still marked with the ravages of war, as told through the stories of Australian veterans who now call the place home.
The poem ‘Razor Wire Childhood’ by Rodney Williams was inspired by a series of drawings by children held on Christmas Island. Although that facility has now closed, the issue of children held in detention in Australian government facilities is still relevant today.
Writer and rights lawyer Anthony Levin questions the election cycle in his new poem.
Poet William Cotter laments the state of our drying-up rivers.
Geoffrey Aitken questions the choice to keep quiet in the face of injustice.
In her story “Immigrant droplets”, Ellen Perdriau personifies a body of water, reflecting on the changing world and changing lives of those around it.
A new poem from children’s author, poet, educator and First Nations cultural consultant Kirli Saunders from her upcoming book Kindred.
This latest poem by Tessa Flemming delves into the unforgettable nature of trauma and is inspired by Dr Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony against Brett Kavanaugh.