In fiction, Hariklia Heristanidis enthralls with a vivid excerpt from her historical novel in progress. Dmetri Kakmi extols the virtues of the great vocalist Diamanda Galas and Effie Carr reviews Roots, the timely anthology from SBS’s Emerging Writers Competition.
Just when you thought it was safe to give your brain a rest there’s David Roberts’ eloquent review of the award-winning Heidi by anarcho-punk priest π.ο, while Hoa Pham takes us into the unsettled interior with an excerpt from a forthcoming memoir.
We hereby launch Kalliope X into the eddies and currents of literature’s wine-dark sea. We hope you enjoy the journey and that you return for issue two in May 2022.
17 November 2021