Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn

Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn is a young writer from lutruwita/Tasmania. Her work has been published in Voiceworks, Cutcommon and the Digital Writers' Festival, and in 2018 she won the Scribe Nonfiction Prize. She is quite frustrated by the Australian government's response to sea level rise in the Pacific.


They say the world is teetering on a point we’re tipping as an aurora rinses the sky penguins waddle across the Titanic’s downfall i remember in the movie we watched on the plane my heart beat fast first to die …

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To Sana Solia the Sand Princess

you bubbled as the salt crept into freshwater lenses, wind wrenching the iron roof wailing, gurgling storms drowning grief grain by grain oceanic breath breaking over the shore whispering inhaling exhaling us. it echoes the name of the old princess …

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