account_circle by Alison Theresa Gibson
Alison grew up in Canberra, the illusive capital of Australia, and now lives in Brighton, UK. Many moons ago, she won the Henry Lawson Prize for Prose. This year, she placed second in the Winchester Writer’s Festival short story competition. In April, she was published in Meanjin, and in June she was published in Issue 11 of Scrittura.


Christmas, muted

Issue No. 255 ~ August, 2018

    Christmas had followed the same routine for as long as Brianna could remember. The cherries with soft warm flesh, mince pies with a cup of tea to make their noses sweat, then grazing through a huge box of melting chocolates, their fingers sticky, …