Mykaela Saunders

At Glenfern mansion, St Kilda East, October 2019.

Short stories

Long Road: Becoming
New Australian Fiction 2020, edited by Rebecca Starford, Kill Your Darlings (forthcoming, September 2020) preorder

CollisionsFictions of the Future, an anthology of Australian Writers of Colour, edited by Leah Jing McIntosh et al., Liminal Magazine (forthcoming, September 2020)

Buried time
Overland 234: Autumn, 2019 read

Creative non-fiction

West Footscray Factory Fire (an apocalypse)
The Victorian Writer: Oct-Nov, 2019 read

But You Don’t Look Aboriginal
Growing Up Indigenous in Australia, 2018 read
The Stringer, 2014 read


Apocalypse, then (and now, carbon lullabies)
Rabbit 30: The Long Poem II (forthcoming, May 2020)

Small witch, a shield
Cordite 96: No Theme IX, 2020 read

Purging words (eavesdrop, exhume)
Rabbit 29: Lineages, 2019 read / buy

For Cops Who Stalk Children on Houso Estates
Cordite 93: Peach, 2019 read

Grandmother Ghosts
Cordite 89: Domestic, 2019 read

Critical & scholarly work

The Farmhouse Ceremonies of Unsettling Suite: healing the traumas of colonial-capitalism with the magick of country and blood
SJ Norman: Unsettling Suite, One Work series, edited by Hetti Perkins, Art+Australia Publishing (forthcoming, November 2020)

Literature Review: towards a best practise recovery program for Indigenous family and domestic violence
– Wollumbin Family Support Inc, 2020

Goori-futurism: envisioning the sovereignty of Minjungbal-Nganduwal country, community, and culture through speculative fiction
SFRA Review 330: Fall, 2019 read

Living and Dying Countries: ecocide, consciousness and agency in First Nations futurism
– PSA Newsletter 21: Decolonising Speculative Fiction, 2018 read

Yarning with Minjungbal Women: testimonial narratives of transgenerational trauma and healing explored through relationships with country and culture, community, and family
– University of Sydney, 2015 read

© Mykaela Saunders, 2020