New poetry by Anna Maria Drutzel.
Poetry by Mary Chydiriotis.
New poetry by Katherine E Seppings.
New poetry by Jessica Yu.
Sara El Sayed’s short fiction piece “Stained” is a reflection on difference, belonging and pride.
Tony Page, who worked in South-East Asia for 20 years, offers three poems, one each reflecting on historical human rights issues in Vietnam, Burma and Thailand
Qi Bingdu offers a poem on the labels that dehumanise asylum seekers
Mel Jepson offers a poem on Australia’s fixation with “consumers and acceptable guests”
Jason Maxwell offers a provocative poem on money, rights, priorities and conspiracy
Alexandra Scale reminds us that the “shipping of souls” to offshore detention centres creates physical and emotional scars for thousands of asylum seekers.
Lizz Murphy offers two poems on child labour – from harvesting cocoa to mining gold
This striking poem by Jake Dennis won the Right Now Poetry Competition, judged by Maxine Beneba-Clarke, Amanda Anastasi and Benjamin Solah.