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Coetzee, Costco and Excess: Writing about Eating Animals

The meat was too many colours, purple and brown and white with fat; it was too large, whole sides of
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Passive Words

The Acknowledgement of Country can feel like an empty gesture. The practice is supposed to show respect for the traditional
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Championing diversity and inclusivity in the Arts isn’t always about feeling good

Everyone wants to champion change when it’s fronted by a group of sexy young people sipping on soft drink cans,
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Being Carried

And then, I remember, I groped for one of the books by my side. When it came into vision, I
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The Green Country

I’m travelling in England, a place I’ve never before been – I’ve kept mostly, in the past, to places that
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On Poetry and Essays

I’ve always –at least, since I started writing essays, about seven years ago – believed that the essay form has
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On Not Writing a Book

Every time I finish writing a book a very specific dread descends upon me. Every time I finish writing a
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Stuck in Honey: Disintegration by The Cure, live-streamed from the Sydney Opera House

Tonight, The Cure performed at the Sydney Opera House. I did not get to go. Instead, like most of my

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