Threasa Meads

Threasa Meads teaches creative writing to regional university students. She’s the author of two liminal autobiographies, Nobody and Mothsong (Rare Bird Books). Her first autobiography was shortlisted for The Australian / Vogel’s Literary Award and awarded a Varuna Fellowship. She was once emerging writer in residence at the KSP Writers’ Centre. Her writing crosses genres and can be found in local and international journals including, apt, Still Point Arts Quarterly, LiNQ, Double Dialogues, and TEXT.

Net Carries Water

She’s balancing me on her hip, her bare feet sinking in the mud and her tiny denim shorts cutting across her dimpled thighs … She’s standing in front of a striped annex in a caravan park, somewhere in Far North …

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