Margaret River Press

Viewing articles posted in October 2015

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Oct

The Short Story - Rosie Barter

The Short Story - Rosie Barter

Your story ‘Grasping for the Moon’, as published in The Trouble with Flying and other stories, seems rich with addictive longing, and inevitable suffering. Tell me more about the story’s conception. This story began early in 2011 after a flashback to the old Subiaco weatherboard where I lived for 30 years.

15
Oct

Behind The Book - Nikki Lusk

Behind The Book - Nikki Lusk

What first drew you to working as an editor? Were these same things what still excites you now about the process?I started my career as a criminal lawyer, and my favourite part of that job was interrogating the meaning of texts—usually pieces of legislation or court judgments—and attempting to steer...

13
Oct

The Short Story - Claire Aman

The Short Story - Claire Aman

Your story 'Ash Miss' published in our collection, Lost Boy and other stories builds in a delightfully subtle way. Tell us a little about understatement and its capacity to build tension in short fiction. In short fiction, things are better expressed when they are not articulated.

9
Oct

The Short Story - Kristen Levitzke

The Short Story - Kristen Levitzke

1) ‘Dot’s’ Garden’, published in The Trouble With Flying and other stories a memorably poignant look at marriage and the neglect that sometimes unintentionally comes with romantic familiarity. What were your aims and intentions in writing the piece? I didn’t have any aims or intentions when I began writing Dot’s Garden.

1
Oct

We are sorry to see her go.

We are sorry to see her go.

We are very sorry to announce that Sophie Mathewson who has worked for MRP for two and a half years will be leaving us. Sophie, husband Jeremy , gorgeous children Gus and newly born Harriet will be moving to the US for a couple of years where Jeremy will be...