Chris Armstrong is a writer of poetry and fiction with work published in Overland, Eureka and Cordite, as well as regional anthologies. She won second prize in the 2015 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize and in 2014 was awarded an ASA Emerging Writers Mentorship for her first poetry manuscript, The Watershed.
Poetrythe opening serve, so to speak, goes to Rosie– she pushes another empty wheelchairward to ward and our heads follow…she was my father’s tennis partner(a soft server, Mum whispers)Cue the slow-mo, forty love, the social night compof the Lower...
The history lesson
FictionTHIS IS 1975, over a hundred and twenty years since the event, and I don't reckon history is that important but Dad sent me along because Mr Doyle wants a photo of the old massacre site and the graves....