Sticks and Stones

Joanna Johnson did not think that she was special in any way whatsoever. She knew that she was a fairly good athlete in high school, and that she had an excellent memory for birthdays. However, she never felt that sense of knowing that others seemed to—that belief that they were destined for some greater purpose. The…

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Ashley Goldberg

Ashley Goldberg is an Australian writer originally from Melbourne, now Canberra based. He is a lawyer and works for the Australian Government by day and dabbles in short fiction by night. His work has appeared in BMA Magazine, The Music, Miles to Go Poetry Collection, Mildred Journal, Tincture Journal and In Brief Magazine. He is currently completing a Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing at the University of Canberra.

Kaitlin Gabriel

I went to RMCAD and graduated in 2013 with a degree in Children’s Book Illustration. I prefer working digitally, although I love to paint outdoors with acrylic and oil if I’m feeling especially adventurous. I aspire to be a comic book artist, thanks to a mixture of reading Calvin and Hobbes and watching the amazing contemporary cartoons that can be found on television now. My website is

First Featured In: No. 1, spring 2015

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