Sophie Overett is an award-winning writer, Queensland Literary Awards Fellow recipient, and cultural producer. Her stories have been published in Griffith Review, Going Down Swinging, Overland, The Sleepers Almanac, and elsewhere. She won the 2018 AAWP Short Story Prize, and her work has been shortlisted for multiple awards including The Text Prize and The Richell Prize. She is one half of Lady Parts, a podcast about women’s roles in genre cinema, and is creator and producer of The Oscars Project, where she explores cinema history through 90 years of Academy Award nominees. You can find her at

Pieces by Sophie Overett

The things we'll leave behind
Edition 67: Matters of Trust

River cities
Edition 63: Writing the Country

Griffith Review