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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Interviews


Conversation with Daniel Mallory Ortberg


Oliver Reeson


On trans masculinity, privilege, Channing Tatum and more

Essays


Kin: Blood, Belonging and Remaking Family


Dženana Vucic


Is the Western emphasis on genetic relationships preventing us from experiencing more inclusive and radical forms of family?

Interviews


Conversation with Joey Bui


Alan Vaarwerk


Joey Bui on Lucky Ticket, migration narratives and telling others’ stories

Culture


An Oral History of the Gobbledok


Aimee Knight


The Gobbledok is one of the strangest brand mascots to grace Australian screens. Who dreamt up this bizarre snack fiend – and why is advertising so much less weird today?

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Workshop: Creative Non-Fiction Essays with Sophie Cunningham


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Join award-winning writer Sophie Cunningham in this unique writing course all about crafting compelling and persuasive essays.

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