Feature Articles / Eleanor Limprecht on cultivating resilience by protecting vulnerability
By Eleanor Limprecht
The resilience is the container, really, for my vulnerability – the egg carton holding the fragile shells. Inside the shell of my skin, my brain is the white, the yolk my yellow heart, quivering in gooey jelly.
Feature Articles / Sulari Gentill on regeneration and what community can learn from her Grand Oak tree
By Sulari Gentill
“But even then, she was not beaten. She revived again. And now there are small and straggly, but strong branches reaching for the sun, and every time I look out at her broken and scarred form, I am in awe of her resilience, inspired by her will to overcome.”
Feature Articles / Eileen Chong on beauty and truth: a poetics of resistance
By Eileen Chong
‘Where do our stories come from? What are these tales we know, speak, understand, and replicate? Where do the words go? What do they do, or undo? What do they leave undone? When and how do we return to a place without words?’ Eileen Chong asks.
Feature Articles / Sarah Armstrong remembers Jesse Blackadder
By Sarah Armstrong
‘With her death we have all lost the books she will now never write … and I have lost the truest and best writing friend I could imagine. ‘ Author Sarah Armstrong remembers her friend and writer Jesse Blackadder.
Feature Articles / Kirsten Krauth on the fierce fiction of Andrew McGahan
By Kirsten Krauth
‘Like Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, Praise was like a self-help manual for the times. McGahan’s voice became one you could trust. He seemed to have been- there done-that. All laced with a sharp tang of humour.’ Writer, editor and journalist Kirsten Krauth reflects on the writing of celebrated Australian author Andrew McGahan.