REFLECTION: Božana Pašić contemplates the restoration of connections lost to time and war, and tracks how her family’s notion of ‘home’ has changed over multiple migrations.
REFLECTION: Nicola Jones shares her family’s experience of COVID-19, straddling life between Japan and New Zealand.
MEMOIR: Juan Rodríguez recounts the tale of his long and winding journey from Málaga to Canberra.
POEM: Narmadhaa Sivaraja describes how false racial hierarchies are reinforced through a wilful cloaking of non-White players.
POEM: Abeir Soukieh describes the unbalanced negotiation of minority identity.
MEMOIR: On a hot summer’s day in Canberra, Dunja Kaczmarek takes in a few unexpected gifts.
THOUGHT PIECE: Evelina Ericsson describes the persistent worry and longing felt when weathering this pandemic far from people you love.
FOLK + FOOD: Unable to travel to access her favourite treats, Jasmine Soukieh tackles the formidable challenge of making malban herself at home.
ART + POETRY: Sadaf and Mahnoor Khan share with us a collaborative piece of hope prevailing through unity during trying times.
ART: Marissa Rodriguez Schimizzi brings us a papercut that explores the cyclical nature of growth and decay in cross-cultural life.