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Memoir


Trusting a Stranger


Abigail Fisher


The babysitter has assumed various roles within popular culture – scheming seductress, slacker, killer, victim. What does it mean to insert oneself into someone else’s domestic sphere, at the nexus of race, power, gender and care?

Commentary


More Mulder than Scully


Bish Marzook


As a female scientist trying to make it in a white male-dominated world, The X-Files’ steadfast and sensible Dana Scully seemed a perfect feminist role model. But as I question my place in the world of STEM, I am discovering that ‘representation’ means more than just lookalikes.

Commentary


The Politics of Puffer Jackets


Ben Brooker


Originally designed for outdoor activities, the puffer jacket has become a sartorial SUV – a sign of late capitalism’s ability to sell the natural world back to us even as we become more estranged from it.

Culture


Museum of the Self


Cher Tan


Once the realm of skilled professionals, social media has made photography a hugely accessible method of self-expression. What does it mean to be your ‘authentic’ self when everyone is watching?

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KYD Mentors Program 2020


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Applications are now open for this unique editorial mentorship program designed to support early-career writers in the development of a long-form work of fiction or non-fiction.

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New Australian Fiction 2019 – out now!

Our first print collection of short fiction is out now! New Australian Fiction showcases 18 exciting new stories from established and emerging writers from all corners of the country.

Featuring: Tony Birch • Zoë Bradley • Mikaella Clements • Craig Cormick • Laura Elvery • Andrea Gillum • Anne Hotta • Joshua Kemp • Jack Kirne • Julie Koh • Wayne Marshall • Chloe Michele • A.S. Patrić • Allee Richards • Melanie Saward • Gretchen Shirm • Khalid Warsame • Laura Elizabeth Woollett

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