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Viewing articles posted in March 2016

30
Mar

The Short Story - Zacharey Jane

The Short Story - Zacharey Jane

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Your story, ‘Amelia Is Gone’, published in The Trouble With Flying and other stories seems strangely haunting, and almost dreamlike in its depictions of presence and belonging. Do you see memory and identity as inextricably intertwined, or is the relationship between the two more complex than that? Yes I do:...

24
Mar

What's Feeding Your Senses? Melanie Cheng

What's Feeding Your Senses? Melanie Cheng

Melanie Cheng is a mother, writer, doctor and champion multi-tasker. Her story, 'White Sparrow', will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology, Shibboleth and other stories. We spoke to her about what she reads, watches and listens to while writing up a storm...

15
Mar

The Short Story - Erin Courtney Kelly

The Short Story - Erin Courtney Kelly

Your story ‘Hot and Cold’, published in 'Lost Boy and other stories', cleverly employs mnemonics used in society to tag people by certain key personality traits, or styles that help the subject to remember them. When were you first exposed to mnemonics? Have they always interested you as a writer?To...

3
Mar

The Short Story - Jeannie Houghton

The Short Story - Jeannie Houghton

Your story, ‘Weight Bearing Exercise’, published in Lost Boy and other stories was an intelligent meditation on race, responsibility and moving forward, and yet it’s never didactic. How did you balance up the needs of the narrative with a deeper, subtle approach to the political elements?I’m pleased Laurie, that you...