Jenni Mazaraki

Jenni Mazaraki is a writer living on Wurundjeri land (Melbourne). Her short story collection 'I’ll Hold You' was highly commended in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards for an Unpublished Manuscript 2020. Her work has been published in the Australian Poetry Journal, The Suburban Review and Overland.

How to live like a glass maiden

As a child I am not permitted in the good room No small feet on the carpet No touching Ushered away from glass ornaments My favourite, a flawless glass maiden Shows me what is valuable, out of reach At sixteen …

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