Kylie J Stevenson is a writer, reviewer and academic whose work has appeared in Axon online journal, Australian Book Review, Readings Magazine, Melbourne, and the poetry anthology Breath of the Sea. She is completing a PhD on the river as a metaphor for the creativity of artists in academia. She has lived in Melbourne, the United Kingdom and most recently moved to Perth, Western Australia, to undertake PhD studies at Edith Cowan University. In 2004, Kylie completed a Master of Creative Writing (novel writing) at RMIT University, where she subsequently taught creative writing until 2008.
EditorialIntroductionCatastrophe surrounds us perpetually: from the Queensland floods, Christchurch earthquake, global warming, and Global Financial Crisis to social conflicts, psychological breaking points, relationship failures, and crises of understanding. As a consequence of the pervasiveness of catastrophe, its representation saturates our everyday awareness. On a daily basis we...Read more