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Cutting dead

In her personal essay, Louise Wakeling explores the end of a long friendship

Short Stories

Aitch, Oprah and me

Short story by Stan Lilimbakis that was short-listed for our spring writing award.

Short Stories

A Room of Her Own

A secret room offers more than just a private space.


Summer writing comp

Was your New Years' Resolution to put pen to paper? If so, we want to hear from you!

Short Stories


The winning entry in our 2017 Spring writing competition on 'escape'.


Spring writing competition

The conditions are perfect for writing, and we've got a $100 Dymocks voucher for the best short story.


Flight of fancy

Perth physio Tess Woods has turned her guilty pleasure into a thriving career. How did she do it?

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