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We are looking for short fiction and creative nonfiction that is brave. Bravery to us is

giving it a whirl,
following your own voice through the foliage.

We are looking for stories that dance with and against and outside of the page. They can be long or very short — there is no formal word limit.

Send us your previously unpublished prose and lend us your characters! We promise to respect every word.

Stories to be submitted via Submittable.

We accept submissions during the months of February, May and August. For examples of the fiction, creative nonfiction and book excerpts we publish, visit our Vault

Our Editors

FullSizeRender (16)Michelle McLaren is an emerging literary critic. Her reviews have been published in The Big Issue and Newtown Review of Books and she’s the blogger behind Book to the Future — an ongoing project to read and review one book to represent every year of the twentieth century.

Michelle works as a freelance copywriter and lives in Melbourne, in a small townhouse slowly being taken over by books.


Laura McPhee-Browne
is a reader, writer and social worker from Melbourne.

She is currently working on her first collection of short fiction. You can find her at Laura McPhee-Browne.