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Short Fiction

Beanstalk

Holden Sheppard

What was I thinking? A country boy doesn’t belong in Perth.
I was told the CBD was clean and safe, but as I walk into peak-hour Hay Street gridlock, I’m thrown. The alley beside His... [+]

Short Fiction

Burns Beach

Rashida Murphy

It rains continuously as I drive north along Marmion Avenue.
‘It's just a shack,' Julia had said. ‘Don't say you weren't warned.'
I turn the key and push the door inwards, leaving my... [+]

Short Fiction

Moments

Jay Anderson

He was at Coles when he realised he didn't love his husband anymore.
They had met at university through the Queer Department's annual disco – he'd spotted Dan in the soft light of the dance... [+]

Short Fiction

Teaspoon of Jellybeans

Emily Paull

When she remembers visiting Dad in his high-rise building each holidays, she thinks about how walking down Adelaide Terrace felt like walking through a canyon; how she was small anyway, but felt... [+]

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Charlie

Tammy Emo

“Charlie...Charlie...are you daydreaming again? It’s work time now, please get your pencil,” asks Ms. Amy sweetly.
Charlie Madison is in the 3rd grade, at KB Woodward Elementary school... [+]