Hasti Abbasi, Author

My Life by Hasti Abbasi

Hasti Abbasi was awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy from Griffith University in 2017. Her submission consisted of a comparative literary study of dislocation, writing and identity in Persian and Australian contemporary fiction, and a creative novella. She has been gaining recognition through actively publishing material for a number of years in literary journals including Southerly, Mascara Literary more »

Dollarbirds by Melissa Ashley

Dollarbirds by Melissa Ashley 24 March Early Wednesday morning my sister drives me to the private hospital. My name’s called in the waiting room and I’m led through double doors, shown into a small office. A nurse dressed in green questions me about fasting, allergies, former operations. I’m weighed, ‘so they give you the right more »

Interview with Kris Saknussemm

  From The Archives n January 2006 I met with ZANESVILLE author Kris Saknussemm outside Readings Bookstore on Lygon Street in Carlton, Melbourne, Australia. I’ve been a heavy user of the Internet for years now and I’ve met hundreds of people online. Kris is the first person I had the courage to meet in person. I still more »