New Publication: In the Riverlands, Drowning

Failure brought me here. Following—and failing to verify—bunyip sightings along the Murray, I reached the Coorong coast under a storm-heavy sky that bogged my truck and near-fouled half my equipment. Funds dwindling, I retreated to the highlands south of Sydney. But water management in the Riverlands had disrupted, nay, destroyed the potential habitat, along with … Continue reading New Publication: In the Riverlands, Drowning

Friday Afternoon, Third Trimester

Have you ever spent time people-watching in a fast food restaurant? That’s what I was doing when the idea for a story came to me. What would a chain restaurant look like in an alternate, yet familiar universe? Who would go there? Why? This one was fun to write. For some background, this story came … Continue reading Friday Afternoon, Third Trimester

Two New Stories Published

Bloody tourists, they also mutter. But I’m not of a mind to travel hundreds of kilometres, and I’m darn well not a tourist. I’m a cryptozoologist, a journalist. I’ve 200k subscribers and a job to do…On Assignment in Birdsville, QLD, by Emma Louise Gill The January 2022 edition of Etherea Magazine is out! Featuring my short story, … Continue reading Two New Stories Published

Coffee, Red

It's official! My newest short story, "Coffee, Red" was published last week in Melbourne's Curiouser Magazine. I make bargains every moment of my life. Eyes bargain with light for an acceptable version of reality, asking my conscious mind to ignore the waiting shadows. Lungs bargain with air for the necessary oxygen to function, forgetting that … Continue reading Coffee, Red

Collisions: Review

I've a review for you this week. I've just finished re-reading Collisions, a 'fictions of the future' anthology from Australian Indigenous writers and Writers of Colour, published in 2020 by Pantera Press in partnership with LIMINAL magazine. Consisting of the inaugural LIMINAL Fiction Prize longlist, Collisions is a collection of short stories from diverse voices, … Continue reading Collisions: Review