Creative writing piece by Meera Atkinson in collaboration with formerly incarcerated people with a history of injecting drug use and participants in a recent study by the University of New South Wales.
In this personal essay, Guido Melo reflects on race, identity, belonging and intergenerational trauma.
Unmoored and disconnected, new speculative fiction from Andy McQuestin explores a falling away from people, places, language and the past.
Saving Rice Relations is a political time-travelling satire. This fictional letter pens instructions that the author wishes had been said during the rise of Hansonism.
In ‘Truth’, Anna Jabour considers the dynamics of power and control in relationships.
In this poem, John Bartlett examines scenes from the past and present day to consider how absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Angela Costi’s poem considers how the stories of newly arrived people can be undermined by legal definitions, how Australia’s migration law is designed to keep them in a state of ‘arrival’.
Zara Gudnason reflects on the inadequacies of the system in protecting the most vulnerable and the tragedy that can occur when crucial services are under-resourced.
In this moment of rising authoritarianism and political theatre, Dave Clark reminds us not to lose sight of the cumulative effects of small shifts and injustices.
Sowing the Moon speaks to the slowness of suburban life and trying to live life under duress in Louisville, where the atmosphere of unrest is particularly pertinent in the central city during this time of protest.
As we approach another bushfire season, Bill Cotter recalls the devastation on Betka Beach after last summer’s fires and also the resilience of nature.