Jo Newman

Jo Newman is a twenty-something Yamatji writer, born and raised on Whadjuk Noongar Boodja in Perth, Western Australia. They studied Environmental Biology and Professional Writing and Publishing at uni, and switched into Creative Writing for their Honours. Jo mostly writes memoir and science fiction, and particularly likes exploring themes of human relationships with technology. When they’re not reading or writing, you can find Jo napping with their dog and cat, or re-watching their fave horror movies on Netflix.

Short Fiction

I will try to unconditionally love you again

I move into the lake house when I am twenty-three. Spring is turning to summer. The air is heavy with the smell of decomposing algae. I have just finished my degree and I am at a loss; adulthood is... [+]