Claire Cao

Aïsha Trambas Reviews Sweatshop Women: Volume One Edited by Winnie Dunn

Sweatshop Women: Volume One is an anthology of poetry and prose by twenty-three emerging writers based in Western Sydney. As a text, Sweatshop Women unapologetically claims space in the public archive of literary testimony crafted on this continent by women of colour.

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halcyon hurts

two girls swim in sunset bisque wheeling a bike with shattered spokes. twin apparitions, they drift by, lit in soft orange—a momentary melange of bruised knees, wet eyes, inflamed gravel-scratched arms overlaid, that dusty negative: rollerblades scraping down the hot …

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