Vivienne Plumb

Vivienne Plumb was born in Sydney, Australia and lives in Wellington, New Zealand. She writes poetry, fiction and drama, and holds a Doctor of Creative Arts from the University of Wollongong. Her collection of short fiction, The Glove Box, was published by Spineless Wonders, Sydney, during 2014. She held the 2014 writer-in-residence position at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ.

Dream Flotation Device

He was driving her in a car. She thought they were out for a nice afternoon spin but then he told her he was dropping her off and she would have to walk the rest of the way by herself …

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A lot of tepid nothing goes on here, during the day I walk to the secret beach past the Dream Houses, manses of darkened concrete that tower over the sandhills and kit-set scrub, featuring coffin-shaped architectural turrets, carports, copious decking …

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