POEM: Just in time for Chinese New Year, Win Yee Tan brings us her “Songs of longing”, building on Li Bai’s poem, “Ponderings on a quiet night”.
ART: Abeir Soukieh brings us “Pestle”, an illustrated “smooshing of the heart”.
THOUGHT PIECE: Dejan Stevanović brings us his “second generation theory”, exploring the relationship of children of migrants to their parents’ lands.
REFLECTION: Thai-Frenchman Boripat Lebel reflects on his duo-cultural name, its origins, and how those around him react to it.
REFLECTION: Anna Koestenbauer reflects on the different ways that Christmas is celebrated in her birth country, Austria, and her current country, Australia.
MEMOIR: Dunja Cvjetićanin talks about the time her mama took her to “the vinograd”, a place her mama used to go, and dream about, as a teenager.
MEMOIR: Anita Patel brings us a story of sweet songs, Yawuru seasons and shared worlds from Broome, Western Australia.
PHOTOS: A series of snapshot photographs taken in the Qalamoun (القلمون), Tripoli (طرابلس), Akkar (عكّار) and Beirut (بيروت) in Lebanon, from the lens of Lebanese-Australian, Jasmine Soukieh.
ART: A breathtakingly detailed illustration of the Greek God Apollo and the Oracle at Delphi, brought to us by Greek-Australian artist Katrina Ginis.
ART: Four Florentine-style portraits combining people and Australian fauna, from Australian-born Chinese artist, Stephanie Luo.