The New Statesman set its contributors a challenge of writing about the Ten Commandments, and the full piece is available online now – but here’s my little essay, which went in a very different direction from the one I expected.
Follow the mantra of online gamers
The sun is blazing over the smoky mountains as I sit down to eat my lunch on the “thou” of “Thou Shalt Not Kill”.
Two of my short stories came out this week! I’d been working on these for ages, and I’m pretty damn excited to show them to you now, to have you read and share them if you’re inclined. Content warnings: sexual violence, body horror, barely-concealed propaganda.
The first one is about rape culture,
This has been a year of mad adventures, new beginnings, secret plans and clever tricks. In the meantime I’ve written about radical politics, feminist economics, James Bond, Mad Max, dead pigs, baking shows and automated luxury communism. Here’s a roundup of some of my favourite essays and reports from 2015.
As you may have noticed, I’ve been busy writing until my eyes sting and my fingers cramp. I’ve got lots of exciting projects in the works- but for now I’m back at my desk working on columns and features. This week, three pieces I’m really proud of came out.
Women Can’t Have It All: Because The Game Is Rigged
If you weren’t able to watch live you can stream or download last night’s Q and A episode here. The topic was ‘Cheating, Climate War and Democracy.’
The Unspeakable Things panel at the Melbourne Writers Festival with Clementine Ford has been uploaded here (fair warning for the poor quality audio).