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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?

Essays


Growth Industry: Native Foods and White Australia


Drew Rooke


In a booming industry built on millennia of Indigenous knowledge, why aren’t Indigenous growers and suppliers reaping more of the benefits?

Books & Publishing


Calm or Hollow, Hard to Say


Laura Wynne


Existential crises in literature are nothing new, but a new wave of novels by millennial women focus squarely on life under late capitalism. In a system that asks us to compromise our morals or be destroyed, is there room for hope?

Essays


The Ongoing Eroticism of Spring


Léa Antigny


Imagery of spring has long revolved around birth and procreation. But in a changing climate, the eroticism of spring takes on a new sense of urgency and heightened awareness – of being present in a space, a body and a moment.

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Workshop: Creative Non-Fiction Essays with Sophie Cunningham


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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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