Essays

 

Look no further for the best new Australian creative essays than right here. What is a creative essay? Well, we loosely define it as "creative non-fiction which explores a certain topic". These aren't academic papers, but rather thoughtful meditations on life, the universe and whatever else comes our way. 

 

 

Home Sweet Home

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A young couple have moved into our street. They couldn’t be more than twenty-two. I see them some mornings when I’m walking the dog. He’s dressed in sharp attire, off to work. She’s at the door, clutching their clearly adored terrier as he kisses her goodbye and hops into his Ford Ranger. I wave hello but, of course, I don’t know them. I’m left to imagine the very adult lives they lead behind that closed door...