Ben Stubbs is a lecturer in journalism and writing at the University of South Australia. He has published essays and features in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Toronto Star and The Sydney Morning Herald among others. He is the author of After Dark:
A Nocturnal Exploration of Madrid (Signal Books, 2016) and Ticket to Paradise (ABC Books, 2012).
Islam in the outback
ReportageON A DUSTY corner just before the Oodnadatta Track begins to unfurl across the centre of Australia, there is an unassuming mud-walled building on the edge of Marree, a town with a population of one hundred and fifty. Grey nomads...
A Christmas story
MemoirJUST AFTER MIDNIGHT, six soldiers were shot in their beds in the Officers’ Quarters on Christmas Island. Their bodies were wrapped in bed sheets and mosquito nets, and tossed off the cliffs into the Indian Ocean where the silhouette...