Tessa Lunney

Tessa Lunney writes fiction, short fiction, and reviews, as well as poetry. Her work has been published in Cordite, Southerly, Best Australian Poems 2014, and Griffith Review, among others. In 2016 she won the Josephine Ulrick Prize for Literature and the Orlando Prize for Short Fiction. Her second novel, Autumn Leaves, 1922, is due for release in August 2021 by Pegasus Books USA. She has a Doctorate of Creative Arts from Western Sydney University. She lives in Sydney.

Death Zephyr

After ‘Death Zephyr’ by Yhonnie Scarce, exhibited at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2017 We stand under the glass yams black and clear, they sparkle under the gallery lights, so still but in a wave as if moving, …

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The Crowley-Fizelle School

‘Grace Crowley with Rah Fizelle and friends on Crowley’s roof garden, 227 George Street, c1935’ Image from Art Gallery of NSW Archive Smudge: I look at him but he looks at her. Through the frangipani, she talks of colour again, …

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