Victor Chrisnaa Senthinathan

Victor Chrisnaa Senthinathan is a Tamil Australian writer trying to explore themes of the nature of belonging and the power imbalances of relationships, such as the parent-child. He has been published in Cordite Poetry Review, Voiceworks, and the anthology Collisions: Fictions of the Future. He has previously won the Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing.


Can spiders fall in love? Does one look at the other with an embarrassed secret glance? Do they write poems in silk and, with infatuated mind, run their lover’s name across trees, across corners so that love is hidden in …

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Small Talk With My Supervisor

Hey so I’m Victor and I’ll be working with you today. Hey mate. Where are you from? Where are your parents from? Oh Sri Lanka, I’ve heard of that place. My son went last year on his holiday. Beautiful place. …

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