Gregory Day

Gregory Day is a novelist, poet and musician from the Eastern Otways region of Victoria, Australia. He is also an essayist and literary critic. Winner of the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal and the Elizabeth Jolley Prize, Gregory’s most recent novel, A Sand Archive, was shortlisted for the 2019 Miles Franklin Award.

Colours of the Ground: How Local Pigments Seek Local Words

It was just a moment, a single moment, but it contained so much. The bubbly little Getz in front of me was definitively, synthetically red. It seemed fast too, and intent, so I got a surprise when at the end of the overtaking turn-out it stopped almost to a complete halt so that I could go by.

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