On this website six Albury writers bring you stories from our region — from the mountains, the farms, the communities. There will be history, cultural notes, reviews, short fiction. Maybe even some poetry.
Our title, Riparian, means relating to or situated on the banks of a river. It also refers to the parts of the river that lie under the water.
A piece by Jane Downing about an ancient story that appears in many cultures and oral traditions.
An atmospheric and beautiful place rich with history, layers of flaking plaster and paint, long echoing corridors, generous rooms with high ceilings and soft light, gardens with quiet corners. Is it any wonder that Mayday Hills has become a home for local artists?
In April 340 people gathered at Catholic College Wodonga to be informed, inspired and activated.
Accomplished Chiltern photographer Nat Ord has created ten nuanced portraits set in finely wrought landscapes.
Microfiction by Dorothy Simmons, first published in Time: Anthology of Microlit, edited by Cassandra Atherton.
A short story by Dorothy Simmons, based on the story of the first woman hanged in Victoria (Winner of the Marjorie Barnard award, 2015)
An incredible story: There is limited money and only three days to spare, and an important piece of Beechworth history has become available ... half way around the world ...
A short story by Raylene Brown set in the Snowy Mountains. It was first published in story.book: a collection of fiction (long and short), Unbound Press & Spilling Ink Review's Prize -Winning Fiction 2011.
A poem by Sally Denshire, originally published in 2016 in fourWtwenty-seven.
A short story by Jane Downing, set in Beechworth around the time that Ned Kelly found inspiration for his armour. Originally published in Offset 15, Victoria University, 2015; shortlisted in The Age Short Story Competition, 2012.