Briohny Doyle’s new novel, Echolalia, was published in 2021 by Penguin Random House. Her previous books are Adult Fantasy and The Island Will Sink. She is a lecturer in writing, literature and culture at Deakin University.
Off the plan
ReportageIT’S EARLY 2017, and the first lists of the most unaffordable housing in the world have dropped. Oh boy. I’ve been waiting for this since the great smashed-avocado-versus-home-deposit showdown of 2016. It’s gratifying. There’s my current city, Melbourne, holding sixth...
MemoirIN THE AFTERMATH of 2020 – a year that outstripped description, so broad and deeply felt were its tragedies and crises – I stood on the foreshore of Pambula Lake looking out across the water at wavering gumtrees. Rows of molluscs...