The Mechanic by Alan Gold

It is October 1998 and Chasca Broderick has rushed home to the USA from her work with the War Crimes Tribunal in Sarajevo to attend her grandfather’s funeral. Theodore Broderick had been a lawyer, an eminent legal academic, an adviser to presidents, a Supreme Court...

Letter to Pessoa by Michelle Cahill

Letter to Pessoa is the first short story collection from Michelle Cahill, founding editor of Mascara Literary Magazine. Her previous published works include four books of poetry, and it’s easy to see how Cahill’s poetic influences have shaped the language and...

Sulari Gentill on Writing Historical Fiction

Sulari Gentill is the author of ten published novels, including the Rowland Sinclair Mysteries, a series of historical crime novels chronicling the life and adventures of her 1930s Australian gentleman artist, and the Hero Trilogy, based on the myths and epics of the...

Beth Yahp on remembering and writing

Beth Yahp was born in Malaysia and came to Australia in 1984 and currently lectures in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Sydney. She presented ‘Elsewhere’, a radio program for travellers on ABC Radio National (2010-11) and initiated the...