'Transition’, among many things, is the phase during childbirth where a woman’s cervix dilates fully to prepare for the baby’s descent into the birth canal and then the world. It is often said to be the most gruelling part of labour and is typically characterised as the time when the woman will say that she … Continue reading Transition
Fitzroy Writers Festival We are excited to be participating in the first ever Fitzroy Writers Festival. Find us at our big blue marquee and check our lineup of exciting new books. Or take a turn in the hot-seat and pitch our tent. Tell us your idea for a blog post or a novella or anything! … Continue reading Calling All Writers: Pitch Our Tent!
It was raining on the day Sash found the bottle. Fresh water met salt in the tide pools, bruised the sand and made the steel surface of the ocean spit like a pot over the coals. Further up the beach, the distance made the rainfall a curtain of static grey. Sash was one of a … Continue reading The Mist
A poem by Elsie Mellor from where we began, i left a thousand miles ablaze through mountains and snow-cut rivers. while the sun burned your back, i lay where flowers closed in the night. you were the month in which rain kissed us clean. we played to buckle the fall; your fingers brighter … Continue reading from where we began