Sick? Lit. (or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tragedy)
Memoir
To be as honest as I can, all I wanted was to find a character who I saw myself in on some strange, chronic illness level and I’ve still yet to do so.
A Piece for Past Lovers
Poetry
For every time I caught whisper of my past lover diminishing a complex connection down to a mistake, or the times I found myself reflecting and searching for a reason to despise, I found there was less love in my heart to give.
International Women's Day: Letters to Feminism
Poetry
Happy International Women's Day! Mia Boonen & Ella Crowley have both written letters to feminism - expressing their love for womanhood and their problems with the patriarchy
Melbourne Music. A Year Later.
Memoir
About a year ago, I wrote an article on here announcing a boycott of all line-ups without gender diversity. There have been a lot of consequences, and I thought I’d take the time to share some of them with you
2 min read
Legacy
Poetry
I feel selfish, knowing and feeling that my deepest desire is to leave behind a legacy
The Penny Mint Podcast: Identity
Podcast
Jake, Mia and Ella have found themselves in a new kitchen, as this month they explore the identity of a writer. Or a maker. An artist? A creative?
A Long Time
Poetry
You’re sitting atop buildings and looking out at sunsets and drinking beer and smoking. I’m on my front porch while it rains.
1 min read
The New Norm
Poetry
Smoke and haze / Dreams ablaze / Patiently waiting, for Death’s sweet gaze
prequel of dystopia
Audio
cold night, light rain, empty streets, thick smoke.
You Can Put Wings On Politics, But You Can't Call It An Emu
Articles
It’s interesting to think about the left and right wing politics that have encapsulated my lifetime in a non-stop battle between everyone who wants the world to be a better place and everyone who’s afraid of change
The Penny Mint Podcast: Beginnings
Podcast
How do you begin to write? What got us into writing in the first place? And what even is the plural of Bigfoot anyway? Mia, Ella and Jake are in a kitchen, and they have questions in this podcast, all about beginnings.
1 min read
On Leaders in Crisis.
Articles
A car radio plays nearby, feeding through evacuation information and the phone numbers of relief services. A few feet away, my boyfriend watches a press conference by Daniel Andrews, who tells us that, as of 9:30am, 28 people are missing.
3 min read
Celebrating Endings.
Memoir
Despite everything that VCE was, I look upon my final days of high school with a strong pull of nostalgia. Not for lack of cause: I memorialised every event as though it were a scene from Breakfast Club.
3 min read
Chasing
Poetry
Don’t let the grave get you / Stay away

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