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Kate_Glenister’s enthusiasm is infectiously amiable. Her writing is similarly easy to like, such is Glenister’s ability to capture the minutiae of grief. Her story, ‘A House’, will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology, Shibboleth and other stories. We spoke to hear about her world, and the way that she sees it… What […]
Author Chloe Wilson, whose story ‘The Drydown’ appears in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology Shibboleth and other stories, writes stores that you can see, hear, taste and smell. It was therefore imperative that we spoke with her, and got a peak into her sensory world… What are you reading? I have a library copy […]
Penny Gibson, whose story flight will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology Shibboleth and other stories, is a brave, insightful writer. Her stories sing, and ache and transform the reader, and today she takes us around her sensory world… First of all I should say that what feeds my senses and sustains […]
Your story ‘The Gingerbread Man’, published in Lost Boy and other stories, charts parental rivalry in a delightfully subversive way, with the stay-at-home Dad taking ownership of a couple’s son in intricate and deliberate ways. How did you come about this story, and in what ways did it change during the drafting process? In ‘The […]
Emily Paull is a young writer, bookseller and bibliophile with a way with words, and a winning smile. Her story, ‘The Sea Also Waits’, will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology, Shibboleth and other stories. What are you reading? I always have a few books on the go—occupational hazard as a bookseller!  […]
Your story, ‘Walking the Dog’, published in The Trouble With Flying and other stories skillfully blends a personal tale of loss with greater meditation on compassion, duty and the caring of the needy. And yet if anything the story seems to posit that we are all, in some way, needy of such compassion. Was this […]
‘Baby Talk’, published in Lost Boy and other stories is imbued with unspoken emotion from the first sentence through to its gentle but deeply moving conclusion. What are your thoughts on connection and community? Is it sometimes just enough to be there in spirit, as opposed to explicitly sharing one’s experiences, do you think? Connection […]
Australian short story author Michelle Wright has won pretty much everything there is to win in terms of literary competitions. We’re grateful then that with all her success, her writing only gets better and better with each story. Her latest story, ‘Photographs of the Missing’, will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology, […]
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: so much of what we […]
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… What are you reading? For Christmas my very thoughtful sister-in-law bought […]
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