By Arianne James interviewing Sophie Masson
What are you currently reading?
I have a passion for chemistry – my first degree was a double major in chemistry and biochemistry – and my next poetry collection, Autobiochemistry, takes its title from a poem sequence that’s largely autobiographical, but seen through the lens of the chemical elements. I discovered recently that Theodore Gray, who wrote The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe, has written two more books, and am now reading Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything.
Eloise Faichney is an emerging writer from Melbourne, Australia. Co-Senior Editor of literary journals Other Terrain and Backstory, her work has been published in Bukker Tilibul, Stormcloud Poets Anthology and Smut Zine.
She recently returned from Yale University in New Haven, where she attended the Yale Writer’s Conference. She sat down with Tina Tsironis to discuss her eye-opening, at times shattering, experience.
By Skye Jenner
An inspiring artist, Yianni Johns is originally from Karratha, WA, but now resides in NSW. His colourful oil paintings have been exhibited across the world, and even published in Art Takes Time Square.
Karina Machado is the Sydney-based bestselling author of three paranormal non-fiction novels – Spirit Sisters, Where Spirits Dwell and Love Never Dies. She currently works for Who magazine as a senior editor. Teuila Krause spoke to her recently about her experiences with the paranormal, her time working for magazines and plans for her next book.
By Sarah Giles
Stephanie Gray is an emerging artist from Melbourne. Entirely self-taught, Stephanie was inspired by her Grandmother’s artistic talents. After trying to cajole her loving Gran into sharing the secrets of the craft, she was encouraged instead to develop her own style. That development style has led her to the beginning of an exciting career in the art world.
Responses by Jodie Goldring in regards to Book Works, an exhibition of sculptures using recycled materials, held in the foyer of the Hawthorn Arts Centre from May 23 – June 5.