A writer from Melbourne, Richard maintains a number of blogs exploring very short fiction and text-based art practices. His stories and poems have been published in both mainstream and alternative journals and collections. He is also a visual artist and was co-founder of both Platform Artists Group and zine store, Sticky. He continues to publish very short fiction and conduct microfiction workshops for practicing writers, students and others. He has created numerous text-based installations and artworks for public spaces, including at Federation Square, Melbourne and in conjunction with the 2017, Newcastle Writers Festival.
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4 thoughts on “Empress”
It’s been a while since I checked in (due to other commitments) but this is a new gem, or pearl. Are you focussing on the poetic, or almost haiku form now?
I’m working on a zine of these stories, each of six six-word lines. The format seems to toss up plenty of interesting story opportunities.
me likey very much! both the ones I’ve seen today.
Hi Amanda and thanks. This 36 word format seems to be working nicely – and I love the shapes the stories form on the page too. Hope you’re writing up a storm. R