Zoe Deleuil

Zoe Deleuil grew up in Perth, Western Australia and currently lives in East London. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University, and is - hopefully - close to finishing a novel about small-town racism, back sheds and love. She works as a freelance feature writer and sub editor.

Zoe Deleuil Reviews Indigo

In the interview with Tim Winton in this issue of Indigo, the acclaimed author provides a valuable reminder: it’s all very well to go to literary parties and drink lattes with the top Eastern States editors, but writers must also write. And read, widely.

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It's not often I see you in front of me. Those heavy eyes that shift from left to right through public streets. Back home, you tap the wall with bare hands that slide down and let you in – tapping …

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Making new

Sometimes, not enough, I'd really look at you and say: Let me clean your glasses. You'd take them off. Blink. Hand them over. Pull out a folded handkerchief from your trouser pocket and give that up, too. It's always the …

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Bedside manner

He slipped through the curtains on a Friday night, and pulled them tight behind him. Immediately familiar, he peeled back the sheet and slid his hands into her prickly armpits, rested his head on her back, pressed her belly, tucked …

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