I have a personal-literary essay, about a complex fantasy I experience when I'm deeply anxious, in the latest Island mag. This one was very hard to write – I had to tackle some unexpected feelings of shame – but I'm glad I pushed myself to go deep into it. The essay actually ties in fairly well with … Continue reading ‘Running Away’ in Island #153
I've recently had two flash pieces published in new e-journal Tincture, titled 'Apocalypse', and 'Glitch', both stories in the absurd vein, set in offices. You can buy it here for $8, in many different formats (DRM-free). All proceeds go to paying the writers. See the full list of contributors here. I'm pretty excited to be published … Continue reading Flash fiction published in Tincture!
Southpaw Issue 1, December 2011 ISSN 1839-7867 http://southpawjournal.com/ Reviewed by Dallas Angguish Southpaw describes itself as ‘a journal of writing from the global south’. This notion of the global south draws on and intersects with the recent critique in scholarly circles of the Northern hemisphere bias in critical theory, cultural studies (especially literature and film … Continue reading Writing from the ‘global south’: Dallas Angguish on Southpaw Issue 1
Seizure is a fresh literary journal coming out of Sydney. Each issue imitates the style of a different type of magazine. The first issue looked like a glossy food magazine and all its pieces were linked to the subject. The second issue is 'Sci-fi', and it looks like a pulpy science fiction mag. I have … Continue reading Short story ‘Ariel’ published in Seizure
I recently reviewed issue nine of the journal :etchings for Cordite Poetry Review. The focus of the review is the issue's poetry, as that is Cordite's focus, but I mention the fiction and nonfiction also. It begins: 'Love & Something is the sub-header of :etchings 9, and the something seems to stand for the multitudinous meanings the … Continue reading Review of :etchings 9 – Love & Something on Cordite
Kill Your Darlings: Issue Four (Aus) Ed: Rebecca Starford January 2011 reviewed by Lisa Down Call me a philistine, but I wasn’t previously familiar with the Australian quarterly Kill Your Darlings. It means I don’t have a standard by which I can judge this edition but I walked away satisfied that it had provided the … Continue reading Guest review: Lisa Down on Kill Your Darlings: Issue Four
Australian Book Review, as you may well know, is a monthly magazine featuring lengthy, considered book reviews plus poetry and essays (and soon fiction). It is 50 years old this year. Today they’re launching their Online Edition, which is an enhanced version of the magazine accessible to subscribers. ABR OE can be read on any device with … Continue reading Australian Book Review Online Edition launches today