New fiction from Alice Bishop, shortlisted for the Right Now Fiction Competition, judged by Tony Birch and Anna Funder.
This short story by Rose Hartley was awarded joint runner-up of Right Now’s Fiction Competition, judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch.
Written by Sam Wilson, this story was the joint-runner up of of Right Now’s Fiction Competition, judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch.
Short fiction from Laura McPhee-Browne, shortlisted for the Right Now Poetry and Fiction Competition, judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch.
The shortlists and winners unveiled.
“What’s your name?”
He told them.
“Where does that name come from?”
“From? My mother.”
Right Now is holding a short fiction and poetry competition! The winning poem and the winning short story will be awarded $500 in prize money each and will be published in Right Now’s highly anticipated print anthology.
I heard myself confusing tenses – intentionally – saw that I was trying to simplify the message – to speak her language – failing miserably. I hadn’t even asked what her language was. Even if I did I knew I didn’t speak it.
By Jacqui Fetchet. This article is part of our April and May focus on Art and Human Rights. “For me the idea of a blank canvas is one of the most empowering things – the thought that you can do anything, go anywhere, say whatever you want. It is freedom of speech. For my people it […]
By Berni M Janssen. This article is part of our April and May focus on Art and Human Rights The Preserves Project is a multi-arts project celebrating the ways people from different cultural backgrounds preserve, share and pass on what they value. The trees are heavy with fruit, not every year, but when the season has […]
By Asher Hirsch This article is part of our April and May focus on Art and Human Rights Sometimes, when I have the courage and my camera with me, I ask people on the train if I can take their photo. Usually this doesn’t turn out to be so interesting, and often I never use […]
By Meleesha Bardolia. This piece is part of our December 2012 and January 2013 focus on Asylum Seekers. People are sitting on the edge of Victoria Street, hunching over, legs angling apart. Saving their threads from psychedelic splatters of tandoori and dollops of tzatziki, Melbournians perch outside the Queen Victoria Night Market and feast. Entering the corridor […]