HOME FOR DINNER

Her keys twinkled a she locked the front door behind her. The inside of the house was all dark save for the metallic television glow that seeped out of the lounge room’s doorway. She hung her bag up on the wall and walked down the hallway. Continue reading

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JUNE

‘It takes time to process everyone, some of them come without documents too, and when we don’t let them in straight away, they pelt rocks at us and climb the fences. I feel for the children most of all. Adults stole their food and their water when we had nothing left. I killed snakes and cooked them just so the kids had something. Continue reading

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DVE SELA: MALO KONJARI

Magdalena’s hands ached from smacking the locked cellar door and she had screamed herself hoarse. She perked up at Darko’s heavy footfalls coming down the corridor to the cellar. The scrape of a crowbar against plaster and wood could be heard. The door creaked as Darko pried it open with the crowbar. Continue reading

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ALAN BAXTER AT LIVE & LOCAL

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I recently attended the Sydney Writers’ Festival Live & Local event in Wollongong where I got the chance to speak with author Alan Baxter. Continue reading

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